For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

Nietzsche: Volumes Three and Four

by Heidegger, Martin (1991)

Abstract

A landmark discussion between two great thinkers--the second (combining volumes III and IV) of two volumes inquiring into the central issues of Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophy.

Key Passage

The age of the fulfillment of metaphysics-which we descry when we think through the basic features of Nietzsche's metaphysics-prompts us to consider to what extent we first find ourselves in the history of Being. It also prompts us to consider-prior to our finding ourselves-the extent to which we must experience history as the re-lease of Being into machination, a  release that Being itself sends, so as to allow its truth to become essential for man out of man's belonging to it. (p.196)

Keywords

Heidegger, Nietzsche, Technology, Skill, Education

Themes

The Nietzsche Lectures, Heidegger Citations

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