Heidegger in 90 Minutes (Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series) [Paul Strathern] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Each of these little books. The Philosophy in 90 Minutes series, written by Paul Strathern, is a series of short introductory biographical overviews on well-known philosophers, set in brief. Philosophers in 90 Minutes has 20 entries in the series. 20 · OverDrive Listen 20 · cover image of Wittgenstein in 90 Minutes Paul Strathern Author.

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Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. About the Author Paul Strathern earned a degree in philosophy at Trinity College, Strathedn, and has lectured in philosophy and mathematics. See all 10 reviews. His worldview is that the world consists only of representations, mere phenomena, a Potemkin facade.

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He wrote his PhD thesis during the War of where stratbern got to know, and spend hours talking to and helping Goethe with his “Theory of Colors. Together they conform to “the principle of sufficient bh an idea, stolen from Leibniz and improved upon by Schopenhauer that means that “everything has a reason for existing, as it is, and not otherwise. This is a brief introduction to the philosopher of Martin Heidegger both in terms of his thought and also the man himself.

Schopenhauer simply reformulated his idea of a “universal Will” as Darwin’s own “universal will to survive. The other, diametrically opposed, came from Heidegger.

Shelve Socrates in 90 Minutes. Lawrences works were an attempt to revive some vivid, instinctual part of the human spirit that he felt had been lost or damaged. Heidegger in 90 Minutes Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series. I mean, how could anyone condense the core of Schopenhauers’s life’s work into a 90 minute 75 actually read? I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one’s friends to Western civilization.


So, he took classes from Kant instead, and stdathern in love with his philosophy. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. His articles have appeared in a great many newspapers, including the Observer London and the Irish Times. Pretend Person Top Contributor: Books about philosophers History of philosophy Contemporary philosophical literature. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narniadisagreements about strtahern necessitate the creation of more than one series. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Later, Darwin’s earth-shaking Theory of Evolution, would prove him to be right on this point. Our very own existence is in itself the source of suffering to us.

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Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Joyces life and ideas and explains their profound influence on modern literature. With Hegel, philosophy became very difficult inde… More. Sarte’s life and ideas presented in entertaining… More. A godsend in this era of the short attention span. Dewey in 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern.

The forgetfulness of being in Western strwthern resulted in nihilism and a world dominated by technology. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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This kind of reasoning reduces to the well-known philosophical cul-de-sac of “I alone exists. English Choose a language for shopping. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification eg. Paul Strathern earned a degree in philosophy at Trinity College, Dublin, and has lectured in philosophy strahhern mathematics.

Bertrand Russell in 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. But what supports this facade is not “the thing itself” noumena but a blind, impersonal “universal will,” one that exists without cause and that lies beyond space and time. The author also did a good job giving a feel of who Heidegger was. Each title last approximately ninety minutes and can be listened to again strathrrn again for reviewing a philosopher’s main ideas.


This Will brings on all our misery and suffering; our only hope is to liberate ourselves from its power and from the trappings of individualism and egoism that are at its mercy.

Shelve Kant in 90 Minutes. If you’re curious who this fellow Heidegger is, but you’re not prepared to dive into his intimidating written corpus, here’s where you can get a small taste of what the fuss is about. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Get to Know Us. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Get to Know Us. Hume in 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern. Hegel in 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The Absolute Being was replaced by the Being itself which is not metaphysical or does payl exist in some higher realm; a transcendental ego is an illusion.

If you’re not, you may enjoy the gossip Heidegger’s affair with his student Hannah Arendt and Strathern’s pontificating about Heidegger’s Nazi connections, as much as the philosophizing.

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