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Published: 20 September 2016

116 Pages | 1 b/w illustration

5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780823273676

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Heidegger, Philosophy, and Politics

The Heidelberg Conference

Jacques Derrida, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Edited by Mireille Calle-Gruber, Translated by Jeff Fort, and Foreword by Jean-Luc Nancy

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • A translation of the text of an important conference at which three prominent philosophers--Derrida, Gadamer, and Lacoue-Labarthe--discussed the question of Heidegger's politics and his connections to Nazism.
  • Offers a conversational introduction to three thinkers who can be more difficult in formal prose.
  • The proceedings enrich our understanding of these thinkers' perspectives on further questions, such as responsibility and friendship.
  • Also includes new introductory materials by Mireille Calle-Gruber and Jean-Luc Nancy, who situate the text with respect to the publication of the so-called

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