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Heidegger’s Phenomenology and Human Excellence

by Bill Meacham on June 27th, 2014

Martin Heidegger is one of the most influential but also one of the most enigmatic philosophers of the 20th century. A few months ago I was invited to speak to a class of high school students about him, and recently the philosophy club has been studying the German philosopher. In preparation for all that I wrote an introduction to Heidegger’s thought. It is a bit too long to post here, so I have put it on my website as a separate paper. You can find the paper, “Heidegger’s Phenomenology and Human Excellence,” at

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  1. peter permalink

    Bill, good work. Did the kids grasp most of the ideas? Or were they daydreaming like me at that age?

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