The Role of Mood in Heidegger's Ontology

The Role of Mood in Heidegger's Ontology

By: Bruce W. Ballard (author)Hardback

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This work offers a critical examination of how Heidegger uses the concept of mood in his philosophy of being. The author focuses on a specific kind of mood, namely anxiety, distinguishing this authentic mood from inauthentic ones, and then extends the concept outward to encompass Rudolf Otto's phenomenology of religious feeling by providing a ground for that work.

About Author

Bruce W. Ballard is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri.

Contents

Mood and the existential, situatedness in "Being and Time"; the role of anxiety in the disclosure of Dasein; Marxist criticisms of Heidegger on anxiety; Heidegger and the phenomenology of religious mood.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819179784
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 154
  • ID: 9780819179784
  • weight: 354
  • ISBN10: 0819179787

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