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Heidegger's Confusions #2020

Heidegger s Confusions In this thorough critique of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger philosopher Paul Edwards continues a project that he began several years ago As he once stated in the New York Review of Books June

  • Title: Heidegger's Confusions
  • Author: PaulEdwards
  • ISBN: 9781591022367
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Heidegger's Confusions By PaulEdwards, In this thorough critique of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, philosopher Paul Edwards continues a project that he began several years ago As he once stated in the New York Review of Books June 11, 1981 , Edwards s goal has been to rescue Heidegger s valuable ideas from the logical confusions in which they are embedded and from the willfully obscure and perverse laIn this thorough critique of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, philosopher Paul Edwards continues a project that he began several years ago As he once stated in the New York Review of Books June 11, 1981 , Edwards s goal has been to rescue Heidegger s valuable ideas from the logical confusions in which they are embedded and from the willfully obscure and perverse language in which they are frequently expressed In this penetrating and witty book, Edwards insightfully analyzes Heidegger s quest for being his treatment of death, anxiety, and nothingness and his double talk about life after death In a brief preface Edwards aptly sums up the thrust of his criticism Bertrand Russell once referred to Kant as the greatest catastrophe in the history of philosophy C D Broad commented that this position surely belonged to Hegel Russell and Broad were wrong, because this title undoubtedly belongs to Martin Heidegger Some years ago, Anthony Quinton spoke of Heidegger s ponderous and rubbishy woolgathering Until fairly recently, Heidegger was not taken seriously by philosophers in Great Britain and the United States Unfortunately, this is no longer the case One goal of the present study is to stem this tide of unreason.

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    1. If reading a commentary on Heidegger has frustrated you, then this book will serve as a vindication of sorts Edwards takes a very matter of fact approach to Heidegger and demonstrates that many of his world shattering philosophical discoveries are nothing than platitudes, shrouded in oracular, obfuscating language But it is not a serious critique Edwards gets lost in his analytic, grammar obsessed approach to Heidegger and is often anal Can t really recommend it But against the reverential trea [...]

    2. Overall, not terrible I think he s unfair to Heidegger in places and uncharitable, but the author cuts through critical concepts with a logical razor that is hard to dispute.

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