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    • The aesthetic turn in the face of nihilism 

      Craig, Benjamin Taylor (Texas A&M University, 2008-10-10)
      This thesis outlines one's overcoming of nihilism by consulting two figures, Martin Heidegger and John Dewey. Each thinker holds a pivotal role for art, such that, a turn to the aesthetic allows the individual to overcome ...
    • Inflections of the Event: The Death of the Other as Event 

      Bechtol, Harris Bennett (2016-01-21)
      This project brings into focus the nature of an event in continental philosophy as it relates to the phenomenon of the death of another person. In this, I offer a description of what is philosophically happening when another ...
    • Mark the Music: Heidegger on Technology, Art, and the Meaning of Materiality 

      Friedman, James (2012-10-19)
      This thesis attempts to follow one of the central paths through the thought of Martin Heidegger. This path sets out from the chief danger that Heidegger believes to be facing the contemporary world and then proceeds onward ...
    • The question concerning Heidegger: technology and being, a deeper understanding 

      Taylor, James Michael (Texas A&M University, 2006-10-30)
      The primary goal of this thesis is to show that Martin Heidegger's philosophy of technology stems directly from his ontology. Specifically that his notion of technology, as the enframing destining spirit of this age, is a ...
    • Questioning the Meaning of Authenticity in Martin Heidegger's Being and Time 

      Liwinski, Thomas (2011-10-21)
      The purpose of this thesis is to clarify the meaning of authenticity in Martin Heidegger's Being and Time. This is done first by situating the meaning of authenticity within the project as a whole, second through an exegesis ...
    • The Duality of Subjectivity and Objectivity: How That Effects Humanity 

      Billings, Madeline Grace
      For this project, I will build upon previous work on phenomenology and the interconnectedness of the world. By utilizing past works on phenomenology, the relation of space, and subjectivity vs. objectivity, I will analyze ...