Heidegger's Philosophy of Science

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CONTENTS
Acknowledgmentsix
Abbreviationsxi
Introduction1
1. Metaphysics, Mathematics, and Science14
Husserl: Philosophy As Rigorous Science 20
Kant and Metaphysics: Grounding Science 25
Synthetic A Priori Judgments 36
The Thing and Copernican Revolution 41
The A Priori 47
Mathematical Projection: Galileo and Newton 51
Metaphysics and the Mathematical 60
Conclusion 63
2. Experiment and Representation65
Crucial Experiments 73
Experiment and Experience 84
Violence 96
Setting Up the Real: Exact Science 104
Representation 112
Conclusion 117
3. Science in the Institution119
The Nothing 124
Destiny as Nihilism 131
Self-Assertion: Knowing versus Amassing
Information 139
The Threat of Science 148
Valuative Thinking and Disillusionment 156
Conclusion 159

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Abbreviations xi
  • Heidegger's Philosophy of Science xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1: Metaphysics, Mathematics, and Science 14
  • 2: Experiment and Representation 65
  • 3: Science in the Institution 119
  • 4: Ancient Science 163
  • 5: Science and Technology 207
  • Bibliography 255
  • Index 267
  • Index of Greek Expressions 277
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