Heidegger, Metaphysics and the Univocity of Being (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)

Heidegger, Metaphysics and the Univocity of Being (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)

Philip Tonner


In Heidegger, Metaphysics and the Univocity of Being, Philip Tonner provides an interpretation of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger by way of the doctrine of the ‘univocity of being'. based on the doctrine of univocity there's a basic inspiration of being that's really predicable of every thing that exists. This publication explores Heidegger's engagement with the paintings of John Duns Scotus, who raised philosophical univocity to its old apotheosis. Early in his profession, Heidegger wrote a book-length learn of what he took to be a philosophical textual content of Duns Scotus'. but, the note ‘univocity' infrequently beneficial properties in translations of Heidegger's works. Tonner exhibits, when it comes to a accomplished dialogue of Heidegger's philosophy, univocal suggestion of being in truth performs a particular and the most important position in his proposal. This e-book hence offers a singular interpretation of Heidegger's paintings as a complete that builds on a recommended interpretation by way of Gilles Deleuze in distinction and Repetition and casts a brand new gentle on Heidegger's philosophy, sincerely illuminating his debt to Duns Scotus.

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