By Joseph F. Lawless From the mid-1930s to 1961, Martin Heidegger found himself particularly entangled in an intimate and tempestuous relationship with the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche. The partial culmination of this fraught affair was the 1961 publication of Heidegger’s… Continue Reading
By Charles Pletcher In this brief response to the seminar on September 8, 2016, I want to look at the vertical axis of Nietzsche’s inverted Platonism through the lens of Heidegger and the interventions of Babette Babich and Taylor Carman.… Continue Reading
Please watch the past seminars either on the individual seminar pages (1/13, 2/13, 3/13, etc.) or on this website here!
Heidegger’s original two volumes on Nietzsche have been translated and presented, in English, in a four volume set. There is a very handy website, called the HyperJeff Network, that offers a useful guide to understand the correspondence between the German and… Continue Reading
You will find attached a selection of scholarly contributions suggested by Professor Babette Babich. Babich. The Birth of Tragedy: Lyric Poetry and the Music of Words. Babich: Heidegger’s Black Night Babich: Heidegger’s Will to Power Babich: Forgetting Being and Reading… Continue Reading
In relation to Taylor Carman’s presentation at the seminar on Heidegger, please find here additional readings that will be pertinent to the discussion: Taylor Carman readings on Eternal Return
Primary Texts: Martin Heidegger, Nietzsche: Volumes 1 and 2 (1930s) Secondary Texts: Tracy Colony, “The Death of God and the Life of Being: Heidegger’s Confrontation with Nietzsche,” pp. 197-217, in Interpreting Heidegger: Critical Essays, ed. Daniel Dahlstrom (Cambridge University… Continue Reading