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Music in German PhilosophyAn Introduction$
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Stefan Lorenz Sorgner and Oliver Furbeth

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780226768373

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.001.0001

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Heidegger

Heidegger

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(p.187) Heidegger
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Music in German Philosophy
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Günther Pöltner

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.003.0009

This chapter introduces the biography of Martin Heidegger and assesses his particular thoughts on musical philosophy. Heidegger was born in Messkirch on September 26, 1889. His collected works have been appearing with the publisher Klostermann, in Frankfurt, since 1975. Heidegger addressed the link between Dasein and being in a manner that is highly revealing precisely as it applies to the artwork essay, and to music in particular. He drew a strict line of demarcation between the astonishment and the admiration for any kind of achievement. For him, the irreducibility of the arts did not mean that they were of equal rank. The reason Heidegger adduces for giving an exceptional place to lyric poetry is his view of the right concept of language. In light of the paucity of explicit textual references, the musicological reception of Heidegger was extremely modest.

Keywords:   Martin Heidegger, musical philosophy, Messkirch, music, arts, lyric poetry, Dasein, being

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