By George Pattison
Martin Heidegger is one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. His writings are notoriously difficult: they both require and reward careful reading. The Later Heidegger introduces and accesses:* Heidegger's life and the background to his later works* The ideas and texts of some of his influential later works, including The Question concerning Technology, The Origin of the Work of Art , and What is Called Thinking? * Heidegger's continuing importance to philosophy and contemporary thought.