Play as Symbol of the World and Other Writings

2016.11.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Eugen Fink, Play as Symbol of the World and Other Writings, Ian Alexander Moore and Christopher Turner (trs.), Indiana University
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2016.11.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Eugen Fink, Play as Symbol of the World and Other Writings, Ian Alexander Moore and Christopher Turner (trs.), Indiana University Press, 2016, 349pp., $60.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780253021052. Reviewed by Stuart Elden, University of Warwick Eugen Fink (1905-1975) is not sufficiently well known in the Anglophone world, in part because of the lack of translations of his work. He is perhaps generally understood through two texts which have been translated -- his continuation of Edmund Husserl's work in the Sixth Cartesian Meditation and his co-taught Heraclitus Seminar with Martin Heidegger. As one of Husserl's assistants, his work was initially seen as a continuation of his ideas; and towards the end of his career the Heidegger relation tends to dominate readings. Ronald Bruzina's Edmund Husserl & Eugen Fink: Beginnings and Ends in Phenomenology 1928-1938 (Yale University Press, 2004) is an excellent guide to his. . .

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