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Continental divide : Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos

Author: Peter Eli Gordon
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.
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"In the Spring of 1929, Martin Heidegger and Ernst Cassirer met for a public conversation in Davos, Switzerland. They were arguably the most important thinkers in Europe, and their exchange touched upon the most urgent questions in the history of philosophy: What is human finitude? What is objectivity? What is culture? What is truth? ... Here the author reexamines the conversation, its origins and its aftermath,  Read more...
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Named Person: Martin Heidegger; Ernst Cassirer; Ernst Cassirer; Martin Heidegger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Eli Gordon
ISBN: 9780674047136 0674047133 9780674064171 0674064178
OCLC Number: 456170043
Description: xiv, 426 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Philosophy in crisis --
Setting the stage --
The independent lectures --
The Davos encounter --
Before Davos : myth, science, modernity --
After Davos : enlightenment, politics, religion --
Philosophy and memory.
Responsibility: Peter E. Gordon.

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