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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke [England], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Heidegger, Martin, -- 1889-1976,
  • Aristotle,
  • Art -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-217) and index

StatementMark Sinclair
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB3279.H49 S523 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17218006M
ISBN 101403989788
ISBN 109781403989789
LC Control Number2006042624

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  Part II of the book shows how this interpretative appropriation of Aristotle is transformed by Heidegger's subsequent reflection on the essence of art. The book thus shows how Heidegger's philosophical concern for the poetic in being is pivotal in the turning from the task of laying bare the presuppositions of metaphysics to that of an Pages: This book finds Heidegger's Aristotle interpretation integral to his idea of leading metaphysics back to its own presuppositions, and his reflection on art as necessitating a revision of this interpretation. It argues that this tracing is vital to engaging with the historical significance of his thinking, and with modern metaphysics and aesthetics. With consummate skill, McNeill illuminates Heidegger’s oeuvre, from his early encounter with the Greeks (Aristotle in particular), to his reading of Nietzsche, to his concern with the reduction of theorein to the horizon of technology, to ‘The Origin of the Work of Art’ and later by: Heidegger, Aristotle and the Work of Art.

This book, the first comprehensive study in English of Heidegger's philosophy of art, starts in the mids with Heidegger's discussion of the Greek temple and his Hegelian declaration that a great artwork gathers together an entire culture in affirmative celebration of its foundational 'truth', and that, by this criterion, art in modernity is 'dead'.Cited by: This book finds Heidegger's Aristotle interpretation integral to his idea of leading metaphysics back to its own presuppositions, and his reflection on art as necessitating a revision of this It argues that this tracing is vital to engaging with the historical significance . In recent years there has been a great deal of talk about a possible death of art. As the title of Heidegger’s “The Origin of the Work of Art” suggests, the essay challenges such talk, just as it in turn is challenged by such talk, talk that is supported by the current state of the art-world. It. The Origin of the Work of Art (German: Der Ursprung des Kunstwerkes) is an essay by the German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Heidegger drafted the text between and , reworking it for publication in and again in Heidegger based his essay on a series of lectures he had previously delivered in Author: Martin Heidegger.

Controversial and challenging, Heidegger and Aristotle claims that it is Heidegger’s sustained thematic focus and insight that governs his overall reading of Aristotle, namely, that Aristotle, while attempting to remain faithful to the Parmenidean dictum regarding the oneness and unity of being, nevertheless thinks of being as by:   In the first introduction of this book, to our discussion of The Origin of the Work of Art. Heidegger argues in this later developed by Aristotle). Heidegger summarizes this thing-concept. In the end though it was a lot of work, I appreciate the Greek I learned. As far as the book, it was well worth the time. Heidegger has translated Aristotle in a very different way. I very much like his thoughts on pathos and his concepts, or Aristotelian thought, are something I continue to by: Heidegger, Aristotle and the Work of Art: Poeisis in Being by Mark Sinclair. This book finds Heidegger's Aristotle interpretation integral to his idea of leading metaphysics back to its own presuppositions, and his reflection on art as necessitating a revision of this interpretation.