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Greg Johnson on Heidegger’s Black Notebooks
Greg Johnson (a reliably outstanding writer) weighs in on the recent publication of volume one of Heidegger’s Schwartze Hefte (Black Notesbooks): Now it appears that Heidegger also turned his attention to the Jewish question. Again, it is a mistake to … Continue reading
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Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’
Martin Heidegger’s philosophy centered around the increasing rootlessness, and subsequent alienation, endemic to modernity. Newly released Heidegger notebooks have ignited a debate over whether Heidegger was an anti-semite, when the real debate should center on Heidegger’s perspective on the ‘rootlessness’ … Continue reading
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Is Heidegger Contaminated By Nazism?
Here’s a Tribe Trifecta: Joshua Rothman, writing in The New Yorker, about Heidegger’s “anti-semitism” (“Is Heidegger Contaminated By Nazism?“). After praising Heidegger’s philosophy, and noting the profound influence it’s had on him personally, Rothman gets to the monstrous side of … Continue reading
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In Defense of Heidegger
Of the so-called Heidegger Schwarzen Hefte (aka ‘Black Notebooks‘) recently published, Jonathan Rée writes: [I]t seems to me a remarkable piece of publicity-seeking on the part of the publisher, who hints that we may at last find the black heart … Continue reading
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Martin & Fritz
After the publication of Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, which I previously wrote about, there has been a clamoring for the Heidegger family to release his familial correspondence. In “Heidegger and Anti-Semitism Yet Again: The Correspondence Between the Philosopher and His Brother … Continue reading
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