The Heidegger Dictionary is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the world of Martin Heidegger, arguably the most important and influential European thinker of the twentieth century. Meticulously researched and extensively cross-referenced, this unique book covers all his major works, ideas and influences and provides a firm grounding in the central themes of Heidegger's thought. Students will discover a wealth of useful information, analysis and criticism. A-Z entries include clear definitions of all the key terms used in Heidegger's writings and detailed sypses of his key works. The Dictionary also includes entries on Heidegger's major philosophical influences, including Plato and Aristotle, Kant and Hegel, Schelling and Nietzsche, and Scheler and Husserl. It covers everything that is essential to a sound understanding of Heidegger's philosophy, offering clear explanations of often complex termilogy. The Heidegger Dictionary is the ideal resource for anyone reading or studying Heidegger or Modern European Philosophy more generally.
Daniel O. Dahlstrom is Professor of Philosophy at Boston University, USA. His previous publications include Interpreting Heidegger: Critical Essays (CUP, 2011), Heidegger's Concept of Truth (CUP, 2001) and Philosophical Legacies: Essays on the Thought of Kant, Hegel and their Contemporaries (Catholic University of America Press, 2008).