On Reading Heidegger—After the “Heidegger Case”?

  title={On Reading Heidegger—After the “Heidegger Case”?},
  author={Matthew Sharpe},
  journal={Critical Horizons},
  pages={334 - 360}
  • M. Sharpe
  • Published 30 September 2018
  • Philosophy, Art
  • Critical Horizons
ABSTRACT This paper looks at the state of the literature surrounding Heidegger and Nazism today. Part 1 focusses on Hassan Givsan’s remarkable work, Une histoire consternante: pourquoi les philosophes se laissent corrompre par le “cas Heidegger”, which looks at the different, mutually inconsistent forms of “apologetics” denying that Heidegger had been a Nazi, or that this commitment could have been shaped by his philosophy. Part 2 looks at five themes that emerge from the 2014 French-language… 

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