Heidegger is now widely recognized as one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century, yet much of his later philosophy. Cambridge University Press X – Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education Iain D. Thomson Excerpt More information. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education | Heidegger is now widely recognized as one of the .
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May 11, Alexander added it Shelves: Until the late s, this impact derived mainly from his early magnum opus, Being and Time published in Danny Hartman marked it as to-read Nov 10, Thomson Excerpt More information Introduction: Thomson reasons that, given Heidegger’s abandonment of fundamental ontology and the inadmissibility of his Frontgemeinschaft model for the university, the main challenge is securing the unity of the university.
In my view, this is a must-read for anyone seeking to understand the political dimension of Heidegger’s thought and his embrace of Nazism in particularand I would also recommend this to those interested in the philosophy of education who aren’t immediately put off by the term “ontotheology.
The End of Onto-Theology: Reflecting the long-standing dispute about the content of Arisotle’s MetaphysicsScotus begins his commentary on the book with the question: Selected pages Title Page. Heidegger is now widely recognized as one of the most influential tschnology of the twentieth century, yet much of his later philosophy remains shrouded in confusion and controversy.
Hankey – – Ancient Philosophy 26 2: Thomson gets a lot of points from me for presenting an argument that’s very steeped in Heideggerian philosophy, yet easy to follow for someone willing to exert a bit of effort.
Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education by Iain Thomson
Jeff Jacobson rated it it was amazing Dec 09, It will be required reading for those seeking to understand politisc relationship between Heidegger’s philosophy and National Socialism as well as the continuing relevance of his work.
Because Feenberg’s objections to Heidegger’s particular kind of “technological essentialism” are both informed and paradigmatic of such caricatures and dismissals, Thomson devotes Chapter 2 to critical discussion of those objections.
On the problem of providing a theory across epochs, Thomson thinks that Heidegger came to recognize that “there is no substantive, transhistorically binding fundamental ontology” and eventually thought better of his early pretensions to understand the meaning of being in general in favor of his later doctrine of “ontological historicity.
See Derrida, The Ear of the Other, 86—7.
Eduxation don’t necessarily disagree with the assertion that universities have moved a little too far to treating every subject and course as a stepping stone to a vocational position. Jeff Gianattasio rated it really liked it Jun 04, Technology, Politics, and Art.
Heidegger and the Essence of Dasein.
Jamie marked it as to-read Apr 15, Nick added it Jan 28, It will be required reading for those seeking to understand the relationship between Heidegger’s philosophy and National Socialism, as well as the continuing relevance of his work.
For example, already in a lecture highly critical of Husserl’s Logos essay, Heidegger lampoons much of Husserl’s project, notably its scientifically reductive character and neglect of historical existence, animated by what Heidegger dubs an “Angst vor dem Dasein” cf.
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This chapter and, more broadly, this book can be understood in part as a response to this rather glaring exegetical lacuna. Beth added it Dec 27, His general claim that the philosophical mistake motivating — at least in good measure — the pretensions of reforming the university and providing intellectual guidance to National Socialism stems from the very project of Being and Time is, in my view, highly credible.
Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education
Technology and the Politics of Education. Mark Bridwell added it Dec 15, Want to Read saving…. Nevertheless, the way in which Thomson connects Heidegger’s conception of philosophy as an ontological study underlying the sciences with his idea of the university is illuminating and important.
While his suggestion that we should consider the worth of such a reevaluation stripped of certain fatal commitments in the face of contemporary crises in education crises the existence of which no one disputes is evocative, Thomson leaves the nature of this consideration largely up to the reader, save for some pleasant but empty hints about ye olde Zu-kunft.
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