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This is an excellent book for those with limited backgrounds in philosophy and/or Heidegger's works.
The author is not only knowledgeable but you can tell he loves the subject and that love comes through in his prose.
If you are looking for a primer, a companion, or a refresher, I would definitely recommend this book.
Wrathall does such a fine job of explaining Heidegger (bits of at least) that one must wonder: what need did Heidegger have of such obscure language? Read morePublished 2 months ago by Librum
I can't recommend this highly enough for people interested in Heidegger's amazing (and often frustrating!) landmark work of philosophy. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Poirot
My fullest expectations were not met in this book, my previous experience with the "How to Read" series coming from Caputo's "How to Read Kierkegaard," which was a categorical... Read morePublished 19 months ago by David Milliern
This product has been what I expected it to be and and it has been very useful for its purposePublished 21 months ago by Travis J Whalen
I've read Heidegger's works, almost all of them, and I've read almost every commentary. I even listened to the painful long lecture of Dreyfus that is available on-line. Read morePublished 21 months ago by GangstaLawya
I have read seven books on Heidegger's thought and this book is one of the best-the best is Richard Polt's 'Heidegger;an introduction'. Read morePublished on March 4, 2012 by Amazon Customer
This is the most lucid vade mecum to Heidegger I have found both for personal use and to recommend to students.Published on August 25, 2009 by Zamudnica
This is a great book for those unfamiliar to Heidegger's thought. It goes through the major ideas, spending the most time on Being and Time, giving wonderfully chosen excerpts to... Read morePublished on May 6, 2009 by Neal