A Productive Dialogue: Heidegger and Marx Over the Language of Humanism

A Productive Dialogue: Heidegger and Marx Over the Language of Humanism

By: Laurence Hemming (author)Paperback

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Martin Heidegger and Karl Marx remain two of the most influential thinkers in philosophy, in political science and other social sciences, and in the humanities. Yet there has never been a full-length study in English of the relationship between their ideas, and there has only been one study in German (from 1966). "A Productive Dialogue "fills this gap and contradicts the widely held assumption that Heidegger had no significant engagement with Marx. Hemming focuses on four related areas of inquiry Heidegger s reading of Marx; Marx s relation to G. W. F. Hegel; Heidegger s disastrous political involvement with National Socialism; and the significance of Hegel, Marx, Heidegger, and Friedrich Nietzsche for the politics of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. "A Productive Dialogue "explores the understanding of political processes, systems, and behavior that animates both thinkers."

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Laurence Paul Hemming is a research fellow in the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology of the Lancaster University Management School in the United Kingdom.

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  • publication date: 15/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780810128750
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 325
  • ID: 9780810128750
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0810128756

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