For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

Nietzsche: Volumes One and Two

by Heidegger, Martin (1991)


A landmark discussion between two great thinkers, vital to an understanding of twentieth-century philosophy and intellectual history.

Key Passage

[…] it is an old lesson based on incontrovertible experience that academically organized community efforts, arranged and outfitted for some more or less specific purpose, and "cooperative labors" among the sciences springing from utilitarian motives petrify sooner or later. They grow hollow and vacuous, precisely because of the excessive proximity, the familiarity, and the "routine" shared by the co-workers. (p.113)


Heidegger, Nietzsche, Machination, Technology


The Nietzsche Lectures, Heidegger Citations

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