He seems to say the Logos is a public fact perhaps like a proposition or formula , though he would not have considered such things as abstract objects or even immaterial. But although the Logos is common, most people live as if they had their own private understanding. Like the Milesians before him, Thales with water, Anaximander with apeiron , and Anaximenes with air, Heraclitus considered fire as the arche , the most fundamental element, which gave rise to the other elements, perhaps because living people are warm. It is also speculated this shows the influence of Persian Zoroastrianism , with its concept of Atar. But it always was and will be: an ever-living fire, with measures of it kindling, and measures going out.
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Heraclitus Seminar records those conversations, documenting the imaginative and experimental character of the multiplicity of interpretations offered and providing an invaluable portrait of Heidegger involved in active discussion and explication. At the same time, Heidegger clarifies many late developments in his own understanding of truth, Being, and understanding.
Heidegger and Fink, both deeply rooted in the Freiburg phenomenological tradition, offer two competing approaches to the phenomenological reading of the ancient text-a kind of reading that, as Fink says, is "not so much concerned with the philological problematic He studied Roman Catholic theology and philosophy at the University of Frieburg before joining the faculty at Frieburg as a teacher in Eight years later Heidegger took a teaching position at Marburg.
He taught there until and then went back to Frieburg as a professor of philosophy. As a philosopher, Heidegger developed existential phenomenology.
He is still widely regarded as one of the most original philosophers of the 20th century. Influenced by other philosophers of his time, Heidegger wrote the book, Being in Time, in In this work, which is considered one of the most important philosophical works of our time, Heidegger asks and answers the question "What is it, to be?
Heidegger died in Messkirch on May 26,