Nature, History, State: 1933-1934

2014.06.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Martin Heidegger, Nature, History, State: 1933-1934, Gregory Fried and Richard Polt (trs., eds.), Bloomsbury, 2013, 203pp.,
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2014.06.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Martin Heidegger, Nature, History, State: 1933-1934, Gregory Fried and Richard Polt (trs., eds.), Bloomsbury, 2013, 203pp., $80.00 (hbk), ISBN: 9781441176387. Reviewed by Charles Bambach, University of Texas at Dallas Thanks to the publication and blitzkrieg reception of the Black Notebooks, the work of Heidegger is now once again the focus of a raging public controversy. In newspapers, blogs, magazines, television interviews, and public forums, the question of Heidegger's ties to National Socialism and its vicious anti-Semitic credo has again become a de rigueur topic of discussion. The fallout from this so-called "crisis" has rendered Heidegger's works ever more suspect and questionable. Even the renowned president of the Martin HeideggerGesellschaft, Günter Figal, has acknowledged that "the anti-Semitic comments in the Black Notebooks are disgusting and appalling. They have saddened me."[1] In the wake. . .

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