Inheritance and Originality: Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Kierkegaard

Oxford University Press (2001)
What does it mean to think of philosophy in the condition of modernism, in which its relation to its past and future has become a relevant problem? This book argues that the writings of Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and Kierkegaard are best understood as responsive (each in their own way) to such questions. Through detailed analysis of these authors' most influential texts, Stephen Mulhall reorients our sense of the philosophical work each text aims to accomplish, engendering a critical dialogue between them from which the elements of a new conception of philosophy might emerge.
Keywords Methodology History  Methodology History
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Call number B3376.W564.M79 2001
ISBN(s) 9780199243907   0199243905     9780199265497
DOI 10.1093/mind/112.445.166
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