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This booklet offers Heidegger as a philosopher of revolution. knowing revolution as an prevalence wherein the formerly unforeseeable involves look as inevitable, the temporal personality of such an occasion is explored via Heidegger's dialogue of temporality and historicity. starting along with his magnum opus, Being and Time, Heidegger is proven to have undertaken a thorough rethinking of time when it comes to human motion, understood as concerning either doing and making and as implicated in an interaction of the opportune second (kairos) and temporal continuity (chronos).

Developing this subject matter via his key writings of the early Nineteen Thirties, the e-book exhibits how Heidegger's analyses of fact and freedom ended in an more and more dialectical account of time and motion culminating in his phenomenology of the - inventive and political - 'work'. A context is therefore given for Heidegger's political engagement in 1933. whereas diagnosing the ethical failure of this engagement, the booklet defends Heidegger's account of the time of human motion and indicates it to foreshadow his later considered a 'new beginning'.

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