The Weirdness of Being: Heidegger's Unheard Answer to the Seinsfrage

2014.06.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ivo De Gennaro, The Weirdness of Being: Heidegger's Unheard Answer to the Seinsfrage, Acumen, 2013, 194pp., $90.00 (hbk), IBSN
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2014.06.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ivo De Gennaro, The Weirdness of Being: Heidegger's Unheard Answer to the Seinsfrage, Acumen, 2013, 194pp., $90.00 (hbk), IBSN 9781844655595. Reviewed by Gary E. Aylesworth, Eastern Illinois University This publication is a collection of essays and a dialogue between their author and Parvis Emad, all of which appeared in other venues between 2006 and 2011. Put succinctly, Ivo De Gennaro's premise is that the "other inception" of being that Heidegger anticipates in the 1930s actually occurred in certain texts that have now been made public in the Gesamtausgabe. These include the Beiträge zur Philosophie (1936-38), Besinnung (1938-39), Die Geschichte des Seins (1938-40), Über den Anfang (1941) and Das Ereignis (1941-42), which are of special interest because of their importance for the development Heidegger's thinking and for the fact that Heidegger kept them private during his lifetime. Instead of reading. . .

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