Naturalizing Heidegger: His Confrontation with Nietzsche, His Contributions to Environmental Philosophy

2015.09.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David E. Storey, Naturalizing Heidegger: His Confrontation with Nietzsche, His Contributions to Environmental Philosophy, SUNY
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2015.09.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David E. Storey, Naturalizing Heidegger: His Confrontation with Nietzsche, His Contributions to Environmental Philosophy, SUNY Press, 2015, 276pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781438454832. Reviewed by Chad Engelland, University of Dallas In this book, David E. Storey puts his finger on one of the enduring paradoxes of Heidegger: on the one hand, he decidedly undermines the Cartesian philosophy of nature and the technological domination it engenders; on the other hand, his alternative posture of openness remains dogged by a puzzling oversight. Just what is it that we are being counseled to be open towards? Storey argues that the posture of openness is not enough; for most of the book he maintains it is nothing, in fact. However, he does think the Heidegger of the early 1920s knew what we should be open to: the intrinsic intelligibility of nature and life. The principal hero of Storey's tale is Heidegger the. . .

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