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Assessing the significance of Heidegger's Black Notebooks


Malpas, J, Assessing the significance of Heidegger's Black Notebooks, Geographica Helvetica, 73, (1) pp. 109-114. ISSN 0016-7312 (2018) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.5194/gh-73-109-2018


The publication of Heidegger's Black Notebooks (Schwarze Hefte) has provoked a storm of controversy. Much of this has centred on the pro-Nazi and anti-Semitic comments the volumes contain. But these aspects of the Notebooks are perhaps the least surprising and important. This essay offers a summary overview of the issues to which the Notebooks give rise, at the same time as it also aims to provide a preliminary assessment of their overall significance, especially in relation to what they show about the nature and development of Heidegger's thinking from the early 1930s to the late 1940s.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Heidegger, Black Notebooks, philosophy
Research Division:Philosophy and Religious Studies
Research Group:History and philosophy of specific fields
Research Field:History of philosophy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
UTAS Author:Malpas, J (Professor Jeff Malpas)
ID Code:125655
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2018-04-27
Last Modified:2018-12-04
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