Heidegger on Concepts, Freedom and Normativity

2016.08.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sacha Golob, Heidegger on Concepts, Freedom and Normativity, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 270pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2016.08.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sacha Golob, Heidegger on Concepts, Freedom and Normativity, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 270pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107031708. Reviewed by Scott M. Campbell, Nazareth College of Rochester In this engaging and tightly argued book, Sacha Golob defends a unique thesis about Heideggerian intentionality. In doing so, he situates Heidegger's early work (1919-1935) in a dialogue with Husserlian readings of Heidegger's philosophy as well as with contemporary analytic thinkers. The book takes up important philosophical questions about meaning, freedom, and authenticity that will be of interest to anyone inclined toward philosophy. The book has six chapters. The first three advance Golob's new way of thinking about intentionality. He concludes that the project outlined in Being and Time ultimately fails because Heidegger does not provide an account of temporality that is nuanced or differentiated enough to. . .

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