Martin Heidegger

The philosopher believed the Jews were guilty of “self-annihilation.”

Richard Wolin
June 29 2023 12:01AM

He believed the Jews were to blame for their fate.

Jeffrey Herf
Feb. 24 2023 12:01AM

Martin Heidegger, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Leo Strauss.

Steven Aschheim
Oct. 13 2021 12:01AM

How anti-Semites pitted Wittgenstein’s “Jewish mathematicality” against the thought of Heidegger.

Oct. 21 2020 12:01AM

So why do intellectuals pretend otherwise?

Sept. 27 2016 12:01AM

The publication of some of Martin Heidegger’s “black notebooks”—unpublished writings from the Nazi era—have shown the extent of the support for Hitler given by the. . .

Donatella Di Cesare
Feb. 13 2015 12:01AM

Western analysts often seem at a loss to explain why volunteers are flocking to join the Islamic State (IS). The answer, writes Paul Berman, lies. . .

Paul Berman
Jan. 29 2015 12:01AM

As the intellectual historian Richard Wolin has explained, several recent works have firmly discredited Hannah Arendt’s famous (and notorious) Eichmann in Jerusalem and its. . .

Richard Wolin
Oct. 2 2014 12:01AM

In some academic precincts, anti-Zionism is no longer simply political but the expression of a “philosophical” system purporting to explain any and all conflict. 

July 25 2014 12:01AM

Leo Strauss and Martin Heidegger were both critics of modernity. One defended liberal democracy; the other sought to destroy it. 

Lee Smith
April 8 2014 12:01AM

To the philosopher Martin Heidegger, as to the Nazis he supported, the German spirit lay under mortal threat of “Jewification” by “Semitic nomads.” 

Robert Zaretsky
Feb. 18 2014 12:01AM