Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) was a German philosopher and one of the most important European thinkers of the twentieth century.
Eoghan Walls is lecturer in creative writing at Lancaster University. He won an Eric Gregory Award for his own poetry in 2006 and has been highly commended in many other prizes, including the Manchester Poetry Prize, The Bridport Prize, and the Wigtown International Poetry Prize.
Part I: Early Poems – Letters – Thought-Poems (1910 – 1975) / 1. Early Unpublished Poems and Letters 1910-1918 / 2. Thought-Poems 1945-46 / 3. Thought-Poems 1972-75 / Part II: From the Experience of Thinking / 1. On the Way Home / 2. The Ring of Beyng / 3. Shifts / 4. And so we are cautious / 5. Amo: volo ut sis / 6. Sonata Sonans / 7. Arrivals / 8. Beckonings / 9. Pages for “Beckonings” / 10. Be-ginning and Origin in the Claiming “from” Freydom / 11. From the Workshop / 12. The Cabin in the Evening / 13. Pindari Isthmia V, 1-16 / 14. Ήράκλειτος ὁ σκοτεινός / 15. Furrows / 16. Disturbed by withdrawn nobles / Part III: Thought-Poems for the Estate – Some Thinking / Part IV: Scatterings / Bibliography / Index
Walls' translation of Heidegger's Thought Poems (Gedachtes) will prove to be the most authoritative and illuminating commentary on and annotation to Heidegger's voluminous philosophical, discursive, and analytical work.... Walls' magnificent translation utterly transforms Heidegger's legacy from here on. Essential. Graduate students, researchers, faculty.