Offering new and original readings of literature, poetry, and education as interpreted through the conceptual lens of Heidegger’s later philosophy of the "Turn", this book helps readers understand Heidegger’s later thought and presents new takes on how to engage the themes that emerged from his later writing. Suggesting novel ways to consider Heidegger’s ideas on literature, poetry, and education, Magrini and Schwieler provide a deep understanding of the "Turn," a topic not often explored in contemporary Heideggerian scholarship. Their inter- and extra-disciplinary postmodern approaches offer a nuanced examination, taking into account Heidegger’s controversial place in history, and filling a gap in educational research.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Introduction - The Heideggerian Analysis of Literature, Poetry, and Education: On the Turn in Thought and Language in Heidegger
Section I - From Philosophy to "Thinking": Heidegger’s Move from the Fundamental Ontology of Dasein to Art and Poetry
Chapter Two: The Truth of Being as "Historical": From Being and Time through "The Origin of the Work of Art" and Contributions to Philosophy (1927-1938)
Chapter Three: Heidegger’s Critical Confrontation with Hölderlin and Rilke: The Need for the Poet in "Destitute Times" (1934-1955)
Section II - Reading Literature, Poetry, and Education Through the Heideggerian Lens of the "Turn"
Chapter Four: Poietical Difference: Heidegger, Tranströmer, and Rimbaud
Chapter Five: At the Limit of Metaphysics: Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim and Heidegger’s Thinking after the "Turn"
Chapter Six: Re-Thinking Gelassenheit in Heidegger’s "Turn": Releasing Ourselves to the Original Event of Learning
Conclusion: In-Between Origins and Futural Implications: Looking Back and Thinking Ahead with Heidegger
James M. Magrini is Adjunct Professor of Western Philosophy and Ethics at the College of Dupage, USA.
Elias Schwieler is Associate Professor of Education at the Department of Education at Stockholm University, Sweden.