Heidegger's Way of Being

2015.01.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard Capobianco, Heidegger's Way of Being, University of Toronto Press, 2014, 122pp., $40.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781442649637.
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2015.01.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard Capobianco, Heidegger's Way of Being, University of Toronto Press, 2014, 122pp., $40.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781442649637. Reviewed by S. Montgomery Ewegen, Trinity College This book presents an eloquent and compelling case that Heidegger's life-long philosophical task, from his earliest texts to his latest, was the elucidation and articulation of Being understood as manifestation. To demonstrate that this is so, Richard Capobianco analyses various texts ranging from 1919 to 1976 (many of which have yet to be translated into English) in which Heidegger's preoccupation with Being's manifestation, rather than with the human being's meaning-making activity, is made clear. Despite the many different names that Heidegger employed to articulate such manifestation -- physis, aletheia, Logos, hen, Ereignis, Lichthung, Gegend, Es Gibt -- Capobianco capably demonstrates that each of these terms more or less 'says the. . .

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