Heidegger on the connection between nihilism, art, technology, and politics

  title={Heidegger on the connection between nihilism, art, technology, and politics},
  author={Hubert L. Dreyfus},
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6 For evidence that Heidegger is right on this point, see Robert Bellah et al, Habits of the Heart
  • 6 For evidence that Heidegger is right on this point, see Robert Bellah et al, Habits of the Heart