Interpretation of Nietzsche's Second Untimely Meditation

2017.04.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Martin Heidegger, Interpretation of Nietzsche's Second Untimely Meditation, Ullrich Haase and Mark Sinclair (trs.), Indiana
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2017.04.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Martin Heidegger, Interpretation of Nietzsche's Second Untimely Meditation, Ullrich Haase and Mark Sinclair (trs.), Indiana University Press, 2016, 312pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780253022660. Reviewed by Tracy Colony, Bard College Berlin In the winter semester of 1938-39, Heidegger offered a weekly seminar on Nietzsche's second Untimely Meditation, On the Advantages and Disadvantages of History for Life (1874). Although originally planned as a seminar, the large number of students made it necessary to alter this format into one more resembling a lecture course. The material for this volume consists of Heidegger's notes for this course, seminar reports by students and a more extensive summary made by Heidegger's son Hermann who was also in attendance. This text first appeared in German in 2003 as volume 46 of the Gesamtausgabe or "Complete Edition" of Heidegger's work. Although Heidegger did not choose to. . .

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