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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Kristina marked it as to-read Oct 22, Thomson, Heidegger on Ontotheology: Books by Iain Politiics. The concept of authentic historicality distinguished here from historicity is, according to Heidegger himself inthe basis of his political engagement. Following the opening account of the meaning of ontotheology in Heidegger’s thought Chapter 1Thomson appeals effectively in Chapter 2 to politlcs ontotheological basis of Heidegger’s technological essentialism to vindicate it from traditional criticisms, most recently and effectively advanced by Andrew Feenberg.
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 hejdegger once a little naive and a bit to metaphorical to be useful.
Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education
However, I think, contra Thomson, that Politicd conception of ontotheology is neglected in the literature not because it is always marginalized and misunderstood, but often because it is presupposed or reinterpreted in one way or another. This chapter is structured as follows. Strawson, The Bounds of Sense, No trivia or quizzes yet. Joeri Schrijvers – – Continental Philosophy Review 43 2: Kn Problem of Ontotheology: Thomson owes us, I have been suggesting, a more adequate account of the sense of fundamental ontology in Being and Time and of its hold on Heidegger’s thinking especially after Technology and the Politics of Education by Iain Thomson.
Jeff Jacobson rated it it was amazing Dec 09, Preview — Heidegger on Ontotheology by Iain Thomson. 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” Saurabh rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Empirical Technoscience Studies in a Comtean World: Thus, in advancing the authoritarian claims of the Rectorial AddressHeidegger plainly gets ahead of himself, Thomson avers, since he pokitics by no means explained the subordinate relation of positive sciences to fundamental ontology and, indeed, presumably with good reason, since such a conception of fundamental ontology is untenable.
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In contrast, by understanding our educational crisis in terms of its deep ontohistorical roots, Heidegger is able to develop an alternative, ontological conception of education, one devised to help bring about a renaissance in higher education. Heidegger is now widely recognized as one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century, yet much of his later philosophy remains shrouded in confusion and controversy.
Philip Stephens rated it it was amazing Aug 14, Heidegger’s critique of technological “enframing” is the subject of caricature, Ontofheology notes, precisely because of failure to see that it is rooted in Heidegger’s assessment of metaphysics and, in particular, the reigning Nietzschean metaphysics as ontotheology.
Thomson – – Cambridge University Press. Thomson Excerpt More information 1 Ontotheology? 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, heidegver appalling misadventure with Nazism, his prescient critique of the university, and his important suggestions for the future of higher education.
Moreover, Thomson lets Heidegger off far too easily here given his robust use of the operative notions EpocheSeynsgeschick and Seynsentzug across epochs.
Heidegger and the Essence of Dasein. Heidegger is now widely recognized as one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, yet much of his later philosophy remains shrouded in confusion and controversy.
Technology and the Politics of Education Reviewed By. Thomson’s challenging aim is to demonstrate the positive potential of Heidegger’s critique of metaphysics for pedagogical concerns today. Michael rated it it was amazing Nov 05, Because Feenberg’s objections to Heidegger’s particular kind of “technological essentialism” are both informed and paradigmatic of such caricatures and dismissals, Thomson devotes Chapter 2 to critical discussion of those objections.
Of course, this discrepancy may simply indicate deep incoherencies and confusions besetting the project announced in Being and Time. Don Ihde – – Fordham University Press.
Thomson Excerpt More information Introduction: Chapter 1 begins by noting the importance that Heidegger accords metaphysics as providing the “foundational justification” for intelligibility within a certain epoch.
Nietzchean philosophy, however, marks the point where the whole thing heidegget and becomes the right-to-power. Crowe – – Philosophy in Review 26 4: Jan 09, Mike rated it really liked it. Phillip marked it as to-read Oct 24, Account Options Sign in. From Principles to Anarchy. Without denying this connection between Heidegger’s philosophy and politics, Thomson anchors the connection in the concept of fundamental ontology.
Heidegger’s thinking after Nietzsche is accordingly an attempt to technolovy metaphysics historically “in order to call its necessity into question, as a first step to understanding things differently” Iain Thomson – – Continental Philosophy Review 37 4: Martin Heidegger in Continental Philosophy.
Techmology Chapter 4 the book’s final chapter he taps Heidegger’s discussion of Plato’s conception of paideia for the potential to resolve the current pedagogical crisis. The Disruptive Power of Attention in Education.