A study of how for Hegel the relation of architecture to building function has varied throughout history. Architecture strives to liberate itself, never completely, from domination by function.
Habermas criticizes Heidegger for insulating totalities of meaning from possible overturning by attempts to invalidate individual claims. I first state Habermas’s criticism, then elaborate an example from Heideggerthat supports Habermas’s attack. Then I defend Heidegger by distinguishing levels of meaning in Heidegger’s “world” from Habermas’s more propositional “lifeworld.”
How Heidegger criticizes and “locates” science, and some problems with what he is trying to do.
A discussion of how diggers stance with regard to contemporary analytic and Continental philosophy, with special emphasis on Heidegger’s later works. The essay argues that Heidegger has now become a text that people can interpret in many ways, and so he is entered into dialogues that go against his own self-image of what he was about.
The year 1989 marked the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Martin Heidegger. What has happened to his thought in America? This essay offers a perspective on what I take to be the main trends and some representative works in Heidegger studies on the American side of the Atlantic.