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Heidegger, Martin
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(Sep 26, 1889, Meßkirch – May 26, 1976, Freiburg im Breisgau). The history of 20th-century philosophy is unthinkable without Heidegger. J.-P. Sartre, E. Lévinas, M. Foucault, and J. Derrida were all strongly influenced by him; his students included, among others, H. Arendt, K. Löwith, H. Jonas, L. Strauss, and H.-G. Gadamer, who played a decisive role in the further development of Heidegger's philosophy. Heidegger is the only philosopher of his century who reflected upon Western philosophy as a whole, something that only G.W.F. Hegel had done before, and who rei…

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Figal, Günter, “Heidegger, Martin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_09439>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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