Dwelling Poetically: Educational Challenges in Heidegger's Thinking on Poetry

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Rodopi, 2000 - Education - 121 pages
This book philosophically discusses the educational challenges of dwelling poetically, which, according to Martin Heidegger, means learning from great poems how to live a worthy life and relate authentically to beings and to Being. The gifts of great poetry are carefully described and concrete approaches are presented that the educator can adopt.
 

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Contents

ONE POETRY AND CONTEMPORARY HUMAN CHALLENGES
9
TWO POETRY AS THE GIFT OF LANGUAGE
25
THREE POETRY AND THINKING
35
FOUR POETRY AS MEASURETAKING
49
FIVE THE ORIGIN OF THE WORK OF ART
63
SIX TRUTH AND ART
77
SEVEN THE ENCOUNTER WITH POETRY
95
NOTES
105
BIBLIOGRAPHY
111
INDEX
117
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