By Jussi Backman
From its Presocratic beginnings, Western philosophy involved itself with a quest for solidarity either when it comes to the systematization of information and as a metaphysical look for a harmony of being—two traits that may be considered as converging and culminating in Hegel’s approach of absolute idealism. considering Hegel, even though, the philosophical quest for cohesion has turn into more and more not easy. Jussi Backman returns to that query during this booklet, interpreting where of the harmony of being within the paintings of Heidegger. Backman sketches a constant photo of Heidegger as a philosopher of team spirit who all through his occupation in several methods tried to return to phrases with either Parmenides’s and Aristotle’s primary questions about the singularity or multiplicity of being—attempting to take action, in spite of the fact that, in a “postmetaphysical” demeanour rooted in instead of above and past specific, positioned beings. via his research, Backman bargains a brand new method of knowing the fundamental continuity of Heidegger’s philosophical venture and the interconnectedness of such key Heideggerian strategies as ecstatic temporality, the ontological distinction, the flip (Kehre), the development (Ereignis), the fourfold (Geviert), and the research of recent technology.
Jussi Backman is college Lecturer in Philosophy on the collage of Jyväskylä, Finland.
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Complicated Presence: Heidegger and the Postmetaphysical Unity of Being (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy) by Jussi Backman