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From Conventionalism to Social Authenticity: Heidegger's Anyone and Contemporary Social Theory

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2018.07.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Hans Bernhard Schmid and Gerhard Thonhauser (eds.), From Conventionalism to Social Authenticity: Heidegger's Anyone and Contemporary Social Theory, Springer, 2017, 278pp., $119.99 (hbk), ISBN 9783319568645. Reviewed by Dermot Moran, Boston College Despite the growing academic effort to group Martin Heidegger among the "deplorables", or even unmentionables, because of his official affiliation with National Socialism (1933 to 1945 -- he never resigned his membership of the Nazi party), and, especially, because of the explicit anti-Semitism scattered through the recently published Black Notebooks, paradoxically there has never been greater interest in Heidegger's writings, especially among analytic philosophers of mind and action, and cognitive scientists interested in his accounts of enactive, embodied, embedded, intelligent existence.[1] This rise of interest in Heidegger, especially in the USA but. . .

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