Freedom to Fail: Heidegger's Anarchy

2016.06.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Trawny, Freedom to Fail: Heidegger's Anarchy, Ian Alexander Moore and Christopher Turner (trs.), Polity, 2015, 101pp.,
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2016.06.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Trawny, Freedom to Fail: Heidegger's Anarchy, Ian Alexander Moore and Christopher Turner (trs.), Polity, 2015, 101pp., $12.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780745695235. Reviewed by Gregory Fried, Suffolk University There are few scholars more intimately familiar with the work of Martin Heidegger than Peter Trawny. He is the editor of ten volumes of Heidegger's Collected Works, including the four volumes of the so‑called "Black Notebooks" published so far, in 2014 and 2015, with more to follow -- although it remains to be seen if Trawny will be their editor. The Black Notebooks (so named for the color of their bindings) have ignited a firestorm of toxic debate in scholarly circles, especially in Europe. Comprising notes and experimental writings beginning in 1931, the Notebooks offer decisive evidence that Heidegger understood his involvement with National Socialism as inspired by his own philosophy and that he. . .

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