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A Vibrant Silence: Heidegger and the End of Philosophy

  • Claudia Baracchi
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Postmetaphysical Thought book series (PSPMT)

Abstract

The lecture “The End of Philosophy and the Task for Thinking” was read in French in Paris (1964). The essay first appeared in a French translation by Jean Beaufret and François Fédier, in Kierkegaard vivant (Paris: Gallimard 1966), marking the culmination of that which, from the 1940s through the 1960s, was perceived (especially in France) as the “séisme heideggerien.”1 “Das Ende der Philosophie und die Aufgabe des Denkens” appeared only in 1969, in the volume Zur Sache des Denkens2 — 42 years after Being and Time and 42 years ago.3

Keywords

Philosophical Discourse Immanent Critique Nicomachean Ethic Western Philosophical Tradition Greek Antiquity 
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Notes

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© Claudia Baracchi 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudia Baracchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Università di Milano-BicoccaItaly

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