Philosophy in the real world.

Being Martin Heidegger

Understanding Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) is no easy task. That statement is not only about his philosophy but about him as a person. He was Edmund Husserl’s other most notable student, working as Husserl’s assistant after Edith Stein had moved on. […]

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Max Scheler’s Philosophy of the Person

Philosophers are notorious for discounting human emotion. The strong preference for rationality goes back to the ancient Greeks, particularly Plato and Aristotle. Rationalism has overwhelmed philosophical conversation ever since, it’s strongest expressions being positivism and Kantian morality. The problem with […]

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