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Foundations of Science

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 247–253 | Cite as

Releasement and Nihilism in the Art of Living with Technology

  • Marc Van den BosscheEmail author
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Abstract

In this contribution the author tries to formulate an approach to the art of living with technology based on Heidegger’s The Principle of Reason, a work often overlooked by contemporary commentators in the philosophy of technology. This approach couples the concept of releasement to insights hailing from Wolfgang Schirmacher concerning Heidegger’s nihilism.

Keywords

Philosophy of technology (Post-)Phenomenology Pragmatism The art of living-Heidegger 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Philosophy and Moral SciencesVrije Universiteit Brussel BrusselsBelgium

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