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Translation and Interpretation

Learning from Beiträge

Parvis Emad

There are numerous books which seek to interpret Martin Heidegger’s seminal text, Beiträge zur Philosophie (Vom Ereignis), and others which address the question of how to translate his writings. By joining these two tasks, Translation and Interpretation: Learning from Beiträge, stands out from other such books in the field of Heidegger studies. The volume begins with Parvis Emad’s translation of an original essay by Martin Heidegger, “Contributions of Philosophy. The Da-sein and the Be-ing (Enowning).” Through six carefully crafted essays, Emad then takes the reader through a journey which examines the relationship between Heidegger’s being-historical thinking and such key figures—including Friedrich Nietzsche, Rainer Maria Rilke, and Friedrich Hölderlin—who either occupy the forefront at the end of metaphysics or mark the “crossing” to the “other beginning.” This book will be of special interest to scholars and graduate students alike, whether in philosophy or such diverse fields as poetry and linguistics.

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  • Parvis Emad is Professor Emeritus at DePaul University and the Co-Editor of Heidegger Studies.
    Edited by Frank Schalow, University Research Professor at the University of New Orleans.


    · ISBN: 978-606-8266-40-4 (ebook) · Online access on this site · Published 2012 ·
    · ISBN: 978-606-8266-39-8  (paperback) · Print and eBook options available from Zeta Books ·


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