What Is Metaphysics? by Martin Heidegger

In "What Is Metaphysics?" the author delves into the complex philosophical concepts of existence and reality. Heidegger explores the notion of 'nothingness' and its importance in understanding being. He argues that the concept of 'nothing' is integral to the essence of 'being', and that our comprehension of 'nothing' provides a basis for all other philosophical inquiries. This text is a cornerstone in existential philosophy, challenging traditional metaphysical views and prompting readers to question their understanding of reality.

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Total Points: 42

Since this book was first published in 1929, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 42.0.

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