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Demythologizing Heidegger : Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion - John D. Caputo

Demythologizing Heidegger

Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion

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Published: 1st June 1993
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"Caputo offers a compelling plea for a reinterpretation of Heidegger that will make us more humane, and more attuned to the call of justice and mercy than to the call of Being."A -- Christian Century

"There is no other book that focuses on the religious significance of the many 'turnings' in Heidegger's thought, nor that addresses the question of Heidegger's politics textually rather than autobiographically." -- Merold Westphal

A readable chronological consideration of Heidegger's texts that assesses his achievement as a thinker, while pointing to the sources of his political and ethical failure. Caputo addresses the religious significance of Heidegger's thought.

Abbreviations
Introductionp. 1
Aletheia and the Myth of Beingp. 9
Heidegger's Kampf: The Difficulty of Life and the Hermeneutics of Facticityp. 39
Sorge and Kardia: The Hermeneutics of Facticity and the Categories of the Heartp. 60
Heidegger's Responsibility: The Myth of Being's Callp. 75
Heidegger's Revolution: The Politics of the Myth of Beingp. 101
Heidegger's Essentialism: The Logic of the Mythologic of Beingp. 118
Heidegger's Scandal: Thinking and the Essence of the Victimp. 131
Heidegger's Poetsp. 148
Heidegger's Gods: From Demythologizing to Remythologizingp. 169
Hyperbolic Justice: Mythologizing Differently with Derrida and Levinasp. 186
Conclusion: Heidegger and the Jewgreeksp. 209
N O T E Sp. 215
Indexp. 232
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ISBN: 9780253208385
ISBN-10: 0253208386
Series: Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 1st June 1993
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.41