Eric Lemay & Jennifer A. Pitts.
Illustrated by Paul Gordon.
The ideas of the German philosopher Martin
Heidegger have been described as an intellectual
time bomb, as some of the most revolutionary
thought in West-ern history. Despite the enormous
amount of secondary scholarships available on
Heidegger, it is – due to the complexity of his
thought and the density of his writing – difficult
for the curious beginner to gain an insight into
Heidegger’s philosophy. Heidegger For Beginners
serves as an entry into the ideas of on of the
20th Century’s most important thinkers, situating
Heidegger’s thought within its philosophical and