Heidegger's concept of truth

by Dahlstrom, Daniel O.

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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction B3279.H494 D3413 2001
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Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
Call Number  B3279.H494 D3413 2001
This major study of Heidegger is the first to examine in detail the concept of existential truth that he developed in the 1920s. Daniel O. Dahlstrom critically examines the genesis, nature and validity of Heidegger's radical attempt to rethink truth as the disclosure of time, a disclosure allegedly more basic than truths formulated in scientific judgements. The book has several distinctive and innovative features. First, it is the only study that attempts to understand the logical dimension of Heidegger's thought in its historical context. Second, no other book-length treatment explores the breadth and depth of Heidegger's confrontation with Husserl, his erstwhile mentor. Third, the book demonstrates that Heidegger's deconstruction of Western thinking occurs on three interconnected fronts: truth, being and time. Dealing with a crucial aspect of the philosophy of one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century, this book will be important to all scholars and students of Heidegger, whether in philosophy, theology or literary studies.
The logical conception of truth: the logical prejudice and Lotze's concept of validity
The phenomenological conception of truth: the critical confrontation with Husserl
The hermeneutic understanding of truth: the critical appropriation of Artistotle's analysis of truth and assertions
The timeliness of existential truth: disclosing the sense of being
Disclosedness, transcendental philosophy, and methodological deliberation.

Additional Information
Series Modern European philosophy.
Subjects Heidegger, Martin, -- 1889-1976.
Ethics, Modern -- 20th century.
Publisher Cambridge [England] ; New York :Cambridge University Press,2001
Other Titles Logische Vorurteil.
Language English
Description xxx, 462 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0521643171 (hbk.)
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