Written by a former student of Heidegger, this book examines the relationship between the philosophy and the politics of a celebrated teacher and the allure that Nazism held out for scholars committed to revolutionary nihilism.
Karl Lowith (1897-1973) taught philosophy at the University of Marburg until forced out of Germany in 1934.Richard Wolin, professor of modern European intellectual history at Rice University, is the author of many books, including The Politics of Being: The Political Thought of Martin Heidegger (Columbia).
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Biography: Historical, Political & Military
European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism