HEIDEGGER ON ONTOTHEOLOGY TECHNOLOGY AND THE POLITICS OF EDUCATION PDF

Heidegger is now widely recognized as one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century, yet much of his later philosophy. Cambridge University Press X – Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education Iain D. Thomson Excerpt More information. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education | Heidegger is now widely recognized as one of the .

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We need to fix the universities, but by being mindful of Heidegger’s mistakes.

Technology and the Politics of Education Iain D. Without denying this connection between Heidegger’s philosophy and politics, Thomson anchors the connection in the concept of fundamental ontology.

Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education by Iain Thomson

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However controversial this central doctrine of the later Heidegger may be, it now forms a taken-for-granted point of philosophical pntotheology for virtually every major practitioner of poststructuralism, postmodernism, and deconstruction. Martin Heidegger in Continental Philosophy.

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Other editions – View all Heidegger on Ontotheology: Daniel Gohl marked it as to-read Apr 10, Yet, even if one were to accept this less generous interpretation, a great deal more needs to be considered to make the case that Heidegger in the ensuing years clung to that ill-fated project as Thomson reconstructs it up to the time of the Rectorial Address.

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Restoring Heidegger’s understanding of metaphysics as ‘ontotheology’ to its rightful place at the center of his later thought, this book explains the depth and significance of his controversial critique of technology, his appalling misadventure with Nazism, his prescient critique of the university, and his important suggestions for the future of higher education.

Kurt Xyst rated it it was amazing Feb 13, Faroogh Moosavian rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Robbins – – Heythrop Journal 43 2: Thomson deftly relates the changes in this vision to a broader shift in Heidegger’s thinking namely, the transition from a concern with fundamental ontology to the history of being as a series of ontotheological epochsand his writing is admirably clear throughout.

Essentially,each chapter serves as a step in a logical syllogism: I think Thomson’s defense or at least explanation for Heidegger’s choices under the Nazi regime is a little too pat,and his solution to “fixing” the system is at once a little naive and a bit to metaphorical to be useful.

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Zippy rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Saurabh rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Cambridge University PressJul 11, – History – pages. Understanding Heidegger’s Turn, Method, and Politics. Miguel de Beistegui – – Routledge. Nick added it Jan 28, Restoring Ontotheoogy understanding of metaphysics as “ontotheology” to its rightful place at the center of his later thought, this book demonstrates the depth and significance of his controversial critique of technology, his appalling misadventure with Nazism, his prescient critique of fhe university, and his important philosophical suggestions for the future of higher education.

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May 03, pippi rated it it was ok Shelves: Objects of Loving Remembrance or Replaceable Resources? Technology, Politics, and Art.

Until the late s, this impact derived mainly from his early magnum opus, Being and Time published in Selected pages Title Page. What Feenberg finds objectionable in Heidegger’s thinking on technology is its supposed heiedgger reified abstraction from concrete social, historical contextsubstantivism a fetishistic fatalismand one-dimensionalism a monolithic conception.

Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education

Technology and the Politics of Education. As a prelude to vindicating Heidegger from these objections, Thomson notes Heidegger’s insistence on a verbal non-Platonic sense of ‘essence,’ respectively articulated historically by ontotheologies and, in the present, by the increasingly hegemonous and dangerous Nietzschean understanding of being as “an unending disaggregation and reaggregation of forces without any purpose or goal beyond the self-perpetuating augmentation of these forces through their continual self-overcoming” Thomson’s challenging aim is to demonstrate the positive potential of Heidegger’s critique of metaphysics for pedagogical concerns today.

Maintaining that Heidegger subsequently abandoned that project, Thomson infers that he learned from this mistake, as pursuit of “fundamental ontology” gives way to historical analysis of the ways in which “ontotheologies … mediate between a basic ontological ‘presencing’ and the guiding ontological presuppositions of the positive sciences”