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Heidegger and the Question Concerning Technology

George Pattison

in Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279777
eISBN:
9780191603464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279772.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the philosophy of Heidegger, for whom the question of technology was central, and whose views typify a wide range of critical views. Heidegger sees technology as the ultimate ... More


What E-Vokes Thought?

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0035
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines Heidegger's first post-war lecture course of “What E-vokes Thought?”. Stretched over two semesters, the theme is developed in two different ways. ... More


Athens: The Heroic Phase

Jeffrey Hart

in Smiling Through the Cultural Catastrophe: Toward the Revival of Higher Education

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087048
eISBN:
9780300130522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087048.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines Athens in terms of the proliferation of Homer's epics. Homer, in a sense, was the educator of Greece, according to Plato, who was not only inspired by him, but tried to go ... More


Athens and Jerusalem: Autochthony, Promised Land, and the Roots of Western Aesthetics

Vincent P. Pecora

in Land and Literature in a Cosmopolitan Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852148
eISBN:
9780191886669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852148.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Autochthony is fundamental to ancient Greek notions of belonging to the land. While the motif had a negligible presence in the literature of European Christendom, it returns with some force in modern ... More


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