Plato's Sophist (Studies in Continental Thought)

Plato's Sophist (Studies in Continental Thought)

Martin Heidegger


This quantity reconstructs Martin Heidegger's lecture path on the collage of Marburg within the wintry weather semester of 1924-25, which used to be dedicated to an interpretation of Plato and Aristotle. released for the 1st time in German in 1992 as quantity 19 of Heidegger's gathered Works, it's a significant textual content not just as a result of its intrinsic value as an interpretation of the Greek thinkers, but additionally as a result of its shut, complementary dating to Being and Time, composed within the similar interval. In Plato's Sophist, Heidegger ways Plato via Aristotle, devoting the 1st a part of the lectures to a longer remark on ebook VI of the Nichomachean Ethics. In a line-by-line interpretation of Plato's later discussion, the Sophist, Heidegger then takes up the relation of Being and non-being, the ontological difficult that types the fundamental hyperlink among Greek philosophy and Heidegger's thought.

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