• Tom Storm
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    Really? It seems implied in relation to Mr H.
  • Leontiskos
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    At least not in its recent revival. I wasn't a member when the thread began six months ago. Again, if Heidegger were a logician it would be different (link), because it is plausible that logic and ethics have no interrelation. The crux of this issue is illustrated by the difference between and .
  • Tom Storm
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    Ok. Well then I don't know what this debate is about. I thought the central focus was about whether H's work is contaminated or undermined by his Nazism. Since I have no expertise in Nazism or Heidegger's particular type of existential phenomenology, I should probably leave this to the cognoscenti. :wink:
  • Leontiskos
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    I thought the central focus was about whether H's work is contaminated or undermined by his Nazism.Tom Storm

    Yes, but the argument you give is not the only one by which someone could reach such a conclusion: "because someone may be problematic [therefore] this bleeds into all their activities."
  • Tom Storm
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    I wasn't aware I had given an actual argument. I simply made the observation that a bad person may produce good things, which can be bundled with a number of other statements made herein.
  • Leontiskos
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    Interesting, thanks. I will be visiting my parents soon and will have to dig some of my Heidegger books out of storage.
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