Heidegger - 5.3 with a 3.77 S&P Geometric Mean
“But it is Heidegger who goes furthest in bending back the contours of ordinary language and rational syntax. In the historical context which is determinant for this study, in the time of the long eclipse of humane hopes and the dislocation of the …” - George Steiner
“Heir to negative theology and exegesis of Nietzsche’s self contradictory nihilism, Heidegger persistently circles around this vortex of ‘zeroness’ (our dictionaries lag behind our needs; mathematicians are freer). The arts glory in creation, …” - George Steiner
“There is a snapshot, taken on some country outing and under an indifferent tree, of Husserl and Heidegger in conversation. The older master bends towards his disciple in palpable hope of fulfilment, of enduring fidelity even where he himself …” - George Steiner
“The ontology of Heidegger can be read as on of pre-existentiality, of an intimation of primordial being anterior to the particularities of the phenomenal. According to Heidegger it is precisely in language and in art that this ‘precedence’ has left …” - George Steiner“In the history of Western philosophy, Heidegger’s is the most consequent subversion of language short of silence. The ‘lightning flash’ of symbiosis between human saying and the originating truth of being has been cancelled out by ultimately …” - George Steiner
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