Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Thinking the Unthinkable - Heidegger BBC Documentary
Excellent documentary on Heidegger. Biographical examination that skirts over The Work and focuses on the conundrum of his Nazi political affiliations. Sublime Zapruder-esque footage of Heidegger at the Acropolis in 1962. Heidegger's nephew watering his grave. Discussion of his suicide attempt after the war. Relations with Hannah Arendt. Commentary by George Steiner, Richard Rorty, Gadamer, et. al..
Via Best Free Documentaries
Previously mentioned here in the entry Being and Time: Heidegger and Todnauberg