Heidegger and the Emergence of the Question of Being

2015.06.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jesús Adrián Escudero, Heidegger and the Emergence of the Question of Being, Juan Pablo Hernández Betancur (tr.), Bloomsbury,
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2015.06.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jesús Adrián Escudero, Heidegger and the Emergence of the Question of Being, Juan Pablo Hernández Betancur (tr.), Bloomsbury, 2015, 203pp., $112.00 (hbk), ISBN 97811472511805. Reviewed by Daniel L. Tate, St. Bonaventure University Heidegger often remarked that every great philosopher thinks one single thought. In this book -- a very capable translation of a shortened version of the author's previously published Heidegger y la genealogía de la pregunta por el ser (2010) -- Jesús Adrián Escudero takes this saying to heart, applying it to the path of Heidegger's own thought leading up to Being and Time. He unfolds a "genealogical interpretation" that offers a "coherent and unitary interpretation" (10) of Heidegger's early work. By focusing on the being of factical life as the guiding thread of his interpretation, Escudero tracks the emergence of the question of being in Heidegger's thought. While this focus. . .

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