Re-thinking the human: Heidegger, fundamental ontology, and humanism [Book Review]

Human Studies 33 (1):23-39 (2010)
This essay engages with Heidegger’s attempt to re-think the human being. It shows that Heidegger re-thinks the human being by challenging the way the human being has been thought, and the mode of thinking traditionally used to think about the human being. I spend significant time discussing Heidegger’s attempt before, in the final section, asking some critical questions of Heidegger’s endeavour and pointing out how his analysis can re-invigorate contemporary attempts to understand the human being.
Keywords Heidegger  Humanism  Being  The human being  Ontology  Metaphysics
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DOI 10.1007/s10746-010-9136-y
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Martin Heidegger (2000). Introduction to Metaphysics. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).

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