Poetry, Language, Thought

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Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers, this book opened up appreciation of Martin Heidegger beyond the confines of philosophy to the reaches of poetry. In Heidegger's thinking, poetry is not a mere amusement or form of culture but a force that opens up the realm of truth and brings man to the measure of his being and his world.

About the Author

Born in southern Germany, Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) is the author of Being and Time. He taught philosophy at the University of Freiburg and the University of Marburg.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060937289
ISBN-13: 9780060937287
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 11/01/2001
Pages: 256
Language: English