Re: Heidegger and the Political? A Question from a newcomer.

Chris Rickey wrote:
>On Thu, 6 Apr 1995, Boris Blaha wrote:
>> some question to the list. Margaret Canovan has written in her=
new book on=20
>> Hannah Arendt, that the =AAstep from Heidegger=A5s philosophy=
to Arendt=A5s is=20
>> much shorter than one might expect=B4. What do you think about=
this thesis and=20
>> about Arendt=A5s and Heidegger=A5s understanding an revitalising=
of the=20
>> *republican tradition*, especially after the events from 1989=
>> Boris Blaha
>The short distance is surprising only to one who wouldn't be familiar=
>Heidegger's writings on technology. It comes as little surprise=
to hear=20
>such arch-deconstructionists as Lacoue-Labarthe and Nancy falling=
>upon an Arendtian notion precisely because they follow Heidegger=
in his=20
>understanding of technology. More or less, she translates Heidegger's=
>thought into the language of economics, which is important because=
>Heidegger includes politics as part of technology, whereas Arendt=
>them distinct.


I've read quite a bit of both Lacoue-Labarthe and Nancy and don't=
seeing any references to Arendt. So, where does this happen? And,=
Arendtian notion *of what*? And, while I'm asking, what's an



=46or we, which now behold these present days,
Have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise.

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