Heidegger & Today's Global Culture: On the Way to Thinking
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This lecture will explore how to understand Heidegger’s concept of Gelassenheit.
Heidegger, the foremost German philosopher of the twentieth century, stated that our authentic humanity manifests only through our activity. In his later years, he became aware that thinking was a diminishing activity in our contemporary world, although humanity is far from being thoughtless. As a result of such musings, Heidegger coined a word in his native German: Gelassenheit. Today’s translators of philosophical terms are busy trying to render this term into their respective motherView more
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