The Rehabilitation of Rhetorical Humanism: Regarding Heidegger's Anti-Humanism

Diogenes 36 (142):136-156 (1988)
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Heidegger's affirmation is categorical: “… the thinking expressed in Being and Time is against humanism”. Heidegger's thesis is not only categorical, it is also polemical. He maintains that the humanist conception does not grasp man's essence, and it is for this reason that he is opposed to humanism, which is a doctrine that “has not thought profoundly enough of man's humanitas.



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