ISBN 9780060905286,What Is Called Thinking?

What Is Called Thinking?



Harper Collins

Publication Year 1976

ISBN 9780060905286

ISBN-10 006090528X


Number of Pages 252 Pages
Language (English)

General analytical philosophy

What is Called Thinking? is the English translation of Martin Heidegger's work, Was Heisst Denken? Summary of the Book Heidegger's What is Called Thinking? is a work that discusses the process of thinking. The author asserts that we come to know what it means to think only when we ourselves try to think. The book also talks about why man is rightly called the rational animal and how reason evolves in thinking. If you have always thought of reading more about thinking, Martin Heidegger's work is the right one to begin with. About Martin Heidegger Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher, whose relationship with Nazism remains to be a widely debated subject. His contributions have influenced literary, social and political theories, along with art, anthropology, architecture, aesthetics, environmentalism, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Being and Time is one of his most notable works.