Thesis icon

Thesis

Summoning the courage for philosophising: a new reading of Heidegger's the fundamental concepts of metaphysics

Abstract:

This thesis provides an original reading of Heidegger's 1929-30 lecture course The Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics. Currently, the notoriety of FCM stems from controversy surrounding its description of human beings as 'world-forming,' and of animals as comparatively 'poor in world.' These propositions are interpreted within the secondary literature as a reinforcement of ontotheological and humanistic metaphysics. However, this standard interpretation misses the more complex an...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Department:
Faculty of Philosophy
Role:
Author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Arts and Humanities Research Council More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
UUID:
uuid:8afe3dae-439c-4caa-9046-5e3b94efed61
Deposit date:
2015-11-02

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP