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Heidegger and the ideology of war : community, death, and the West

Author: Domenico Losurdo
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Heidegger and the Ideology of War, Domenico Losurdo reconstructs the genesis of Heidegger's philosophy in its historical context, analyzing the characteristics of the peculiar "ideology of war" developed in Germany at the outset of the First World War. In the twentieth century, conflicts between states for the first time took the form of total war, requiring the mobilization of an entire society. On the one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Losurdo, Domenico.
Heidegger and the ideology of war.
Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, 2001
(OCoLC)606283728
Online version:
Losurdo, Domenico.
Heidegger and the ideology of war.
Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, 2001
(OCoLC)606589493
Named Person: Martin Heidegger; Martin Heidegger; Martin Heidegger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Domenico Losurdo
ISBN: 1573929107 9781573929103
OCLC Number: 45715876
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A "Great and Wonderful War" --
The Gemeinschaft and the "Socialism of War" --
The "Ideology of War" outside of Germany --
War and Meditatio Mortis --
Sacrifice, Death, and the Gemeinschaft --
The End of Bourgeois Security --
Obeying Destiny --
War, Community, and Death: Jaspers and Heidegger --
Jaspers and the Kriegsideologie --
Jaspers and the Coming of Nazism --
Jaspers and the Community of the Soil --
Heidegger, Camaraderie, and the Gemeinschaft --
The Philosopher, the "Abyss of Dasein," and "Primal Courage" --
The Freischwebend Intellectual: Heidegger As a Critic of Mannheim --
Value Neutrality and Liberalism: Heidegger As a Critic of Weber --
Sein und Zeit and the Kriegsideologie --
Germans, Europeans, Gypsies, and Papuans --
"Historicity" and the Negation of the Universal Concept of Man --
"Historicity," "Difference," and "Struggle" --
"Spirit" and Subversive Intellectualism --
Detranscendentalization and Deuniversalization of the Subject --
The Cricitism and Reinterpretation of Historicity: Husserl --
"Historicity" and the Autonomy of Theory: Husserl versus Heidegger --
The Western World: The West and the East --
German Historicity and the Unity of the West --
The Outcasts of "Historicity:" Gypsies, Papuans, and Hottentots --
The "Metaphysical People" and the Salvation of the Western World --
War, Revolution, and Conspiracy --
The Bolshevik Revolution and the "Judaic-Bolshevik" Conspiracy --
Jews, Zivilisation, and Revolution --
The Jews and the Community without Soil --
The Western World and Judaism: Jaspers and Heidegger.
Other Titles: Comunità, la morte, l'Occidente.
Responsibility: Domenico Losurdo ; translated by Marella and Jon Morris.

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Reconstructs the genesis of Heidegger's philosophy in its historical context, analysing the meaning and characteristics of the peculiar 'ideology of war' developed in Germany at the outset of the  Read more...

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