Work and Weltanschauung: The Heidegger Controversy from a German Perspective

  title={Work and Weltanschauung: The Heidegger Controversy from a German Perspective},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Habermas and John Mccumber},
  journal={Critical Inquiry},
  pages={431 - 456}
This text was originally written as the foreword to the German edition of Victor Farias' book, Heidegger et le Nazisme (1988). I believe a separate publication is warranted because certain aspects of the general issue have not been sufficiently distinguished in previous discussion. The moral judgment of a later generation, which in any case is called forth more strongly by Heidegger's behavior after 1945 than by his political engagement during the Nazi period, must not be allowed to cloud our… 

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