By Jussi Backman
From its Presocratic beginnings, Western philosophy involved itself with a quest for solidarity either by way of the systematization of data and as a metaphysical look for a team spirit of being—two traits that may be considered as converging and culminating in Hegel’s approach of absolute idealism. for the reason that Hegel, notwithstanding, the philosophical quest for cohesion has develop into more and more complex. Jussi Backman returns to that query during this publication, interpreting where of the solidarity of being within the paintings of Heidegger. Backman sketches a constant photograph of Heidegger as a philosopher of harmony who all through his profession in several methods tried to come back to phrases with either Parmenides’s and Aristotle’s basic questions in regards to the singularity or multiplicity of being—attempting to take action, besides 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 manner of realizing the fundamental continuity of Heidegger’s philosophical undertaking and the interconnectedness of such key Heideggerian recommendations 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 college 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