Uprooting, Criminality and Machination: Jews and Nazis in Martin Heidegger's Black Notebooks
Richard Polt holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. from University of Chicago. His main interests are the metaphysical and ethical problems of Greek and German philosophy. He has taught elective courses on a variety of topics, including Plato, Aristotle, Kant, German idealism, existentialism, slavery, time and Heidegger. His books include Heidegger: An Introduction (Cornell University Press, 1999), A Companion to Heidegger’s Introduction to Metaphysics (Yale University Press, 2001), Heidegger’s Being and Time: Critical Essays (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005) and The Emergency of Being: On Heidegger’s Contributions to Philosophy (Cornell University Press, 2006).
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