Category Archives: Martin Heidegger

Heidegger Gesamtausgabe app with links to available translations

An app linking to available translations of volumes of Heidegger’s Gesamtausgabe is available here – requires free registration. A webpage listing (not needing registration) is here.

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Richard Polt and Gregory Fried in conversation with Thomas Sheehan about Heidegger

Richard Polt and Gregory Fried in conversation with Thomas Sheehan at 3am (via Enowning). The discussion is around the reading proposed in Sheehan’s new book, but it also touches on Heidegger’s politics and the revelations of the ‘black notebooks’.

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Heidegger’s fountain pens

A discussion of the pens on Heidegger’s desk – via Enowning. I’d say it’s what he wrote with them that’s important, except that pens do find their way into his philosophy as examples of tools.  

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Bibliography of texts discussing Heidegger’s Black Notebooks

I wouldn’t usually link to Wikipedia, but this is a very useful list of text and recordings that discuss Heidegger’s Schwarze Hefte, the ‘Black Notebooks’. Thanks to Andrzej Serafin for the work, and for sending me the link.

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How much censorship has there been in Heidegger’s Gesamtausgabe?

Die Zeit has a powerful piece discussing the involvement of the Heidegger family in the production of the Gesamtausgabe, the collected edition of his works. Theodore Kisiel has long called the editorial practices an ‘international scandal of scholarship‘, but this suggests … Continue reading

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Reading the “Black Notebooks” – A Special Issue of Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual

Reading the “Black Notebooks” A Special Issue of Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual The 2015 issue of Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual will be devoted to the topic of Reading the “Black Notebooks.” Papers on any aspect of the Black Notebooks … Continue reading

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Books received – Luxemburg, Sheehan, Burdon, Huggett

All in recompense for review work – two for the ‘earth’/geopolitics project; Thomas Sheehan’s new book on Heidegger; and Rosa Luxemburg’s classic The Accumulation of Capital.

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