Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 May 2019

272 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198832638

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The Pursuit of an Authentic Philosophy

Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and the Everyday

David Egan

  • Rare comparative work of Wittgenstein and Heidegger, two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century
  • Original interpretation of Wittgenstein in terms of authenticity
  • Novel emphasis on philosophical method, shows how both authors' unusual writing styles are essential to their work
  • Provides jargon-free explanations of difficult ideas making them accessible to a non-specialist audience