Wherewith to draw us to the left and right : on reading Heidegger in the new millennium

Book chapter


Sharpe, Matthew. (2019). Wherewith to draw us to the left and right : on reading Heidegger in the new millennium. In Confronting Heidegger: a critical dialogue on politics and philosophy pp. 77-109 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
AuthorsSharpe, Matthew
Abstract

The question of the relation of Martin Heidegger's thought to politics has been a subject of controversy since the 1930s, when he became an advocate of the National Socialist regime in Germany. This volume addresses this question in a unique format, as a dialogue among leading Heidegger scholars. That dialogue begins with an exchange between Gregory Fried and Emmanuel Faye about Faye's contention that Heidegger's work represents nothing short of “the introduction of Nazism into philosophy.” At stake are issues such as what Heidegger himself understood Nazism to be, whether a thinker's life and actions define the meaning of his work, the enduring threat of fascism, and the nature of rationality and philosophy itself. Richard Polt, Matthew Sharpe, Dieter Thomä, William Altman, and Sidonie Kellerer join the conversation, with responses from Fried and Faye.

KeywordsPolitics; Philosophy; Heidegger
Page range77-109
Year01 Jan 2019
Book titleConfronting Heidegger: a critical dialogue on politics and philosophy
PublisherRowman & Littlefield Publishers
Place of publicationUnited Kingdom
ISBN978-1-78661-190-1
Open accessPublished as non-open access
Research or scholarlyResearch
Publisher's version
License
All rights reserved
File Access Level
Controlled
Output statusPublished
Publication dates
PrintJan 2019
Publication process dates
Accepted17 Jan 2024
Deposited29 Jan 2024
Additional information

© Matthew Sharpe 2019.

Permalink -

https://acuresearchbank.acu.edu.au/item/9012y/wherewith-to-draw-us-to-the-left-and-right-on-reading-heidegger-in-the-new-millennium

Restricted files

Publisher's version

  • 21
    total views
  • 0
    total downloads
  • 2
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month
These values are for the period from 19th October 2020, when this repository was created.

Export as

Related outputs

Not Beyond Politics : The Metapolitical Dimensions of Nietzsche’s Anti-Democratism in Beyond Good and Evil
Sharpe, Matthew. (2023). Not Beyond Politics : The Metapolitical Dimensions of Nietzsche’s Anti-Democratism in Beyond Good and Evil. In Nietzsche and the Politics of Reaction Essays on Liberalism, Socialism, and Aristocratic Radicalism pp. 149-180 Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-13635-1_8
Reclaiming the differences : Three neglected marxian theories of fascism in Lukács, Marcuse, and Bloch
Sharpe, Matthew and King, Matthew. (2023). Reclaiming the differences : Three neglected marxian theories of fascism in Lukács, Marcuse, and Bloch. Socialism and Democracy. pp. 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1080/08854300.2023.2201803
Spiritual exercises and the question of religion in the work of Pierre Hadot
Sharpe, Matthew. (2023). Spiritual exercises and the question of religion in the work of Pierre Hadot. Religions. 14(8), p. Article 998. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel14080998
Philosophy as a way of life, spiritual exercises, and palliative care
Sharpe, Matt and Nolan, Robert P.. (2023). Philosophy as a way of life, spiritual exercises, and palliative care. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 29(7), pp. 1171-1179. https://doi.org/10.1111/jep.13902
A process-based approach to health-related quality of life as a “way of living”
Nolan, R. P. and Sharpe, M. J.. (2023). A process-based approach to health-related quality of life as a “way of living”. Quality of Life Research. 32(9), pp. 2425-2434. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-023-03385-2
Legado de um Philosophe: O Senece de Diderot : Entre Hypomnemata e Exercicios Espeirituais
Sharpe, Matthew. (2022). Legado de um Philosophe: O Senece de Diderot : Entre Hypomnemata e Exercicios Espeirituais. In In Testa, Federico and Fausto, Marta (Ed.). Filosofia Como Modo de Vida (Philosophy as a Way of Life) pp. 301 Ensaios Escolhidos (Chosen Essays).
Politics, Religion, Hope : Contemporary Theoretical Perspectives
Sharpe, Matthew. (2022). Politics, Religion, Hope : Contemporary Theoretical Perspectives. Critical Research on Religion. 10(3), pp. 331-332. https://doi.org/10.1177/20503032221124548
Humanism and Philosophy as a Way of Life
Sharpe, Matthew. (2022). Humanism and Philosophy as a Way of Life. In Philosophy of Culture as Theory, Method, and Way of Life - Contemporary Reflections and Applications pp. 173-192 Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004515796_011
Of Cartesianism and spiritual exercises : Reading Descartes through Hadot, and Hadot through Descartes
Stettler, Matteo J. and Sharpe, Matthew. (2022). Of Cartesianism and spiritual exercises : Reading Descartes through Hadot, and Hadot through Descartes. Philosophy Today. 66(3), pp. 471-489. https://doi.org/10.5840/philtoday2022318445
Unifying, comparative, critical and metacritical : Domenico Losurdo’s Nietzsche as aristocratic rebel
Sharpe, Matthew. (2022). Unifying, comparative, critical and metacritical : Domenico Losurdo’s Nietzsche as aristocratic rebel. Critical Horizons. 23(2), pp. 284-304. https://doi.org/10.1080/14409917.2022.2100978
Pushing against an open door : Agamben on Hadot and Foucault
Sharpe, Matthew J. and Stettler, Matteo J.. (2022). Pushing against an open door : Agamben on Hadot and Foucault. Classical Receptions Journal. 14(1), pp. 120-139. https://doi.org/10.1093/crj/clab007
Wittgenstein’s Unglauben : Jacques Lacan and the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Turner, Kirk and Sharpe, Matthew. (2022). Wittgenstein’s Unglauben : Jacques Lacan and the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society. 27(2-3), pp. 201-217. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41282-022-00281-5
Giving the angel the benefit of law : Natural law and human dignity in Franz Neumann and Ernst Bloch
Sharpe, Matthew. (2022). Giving the angel the benefit of law : Natural law and human dignity in Franz Neumann and Ernst Bloch. Critical Research on Religion. 10(3), pp. 351-356. https://doi.org/10.1177/20503032221124559
Philosophy as a way of life : History, dimensions, directions
Sharpe, Matthew and Ure, Michael. (2021). Philosophy as a way of life : History, dimensions, directions Bloomsbury Academic. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350102170
Bacon
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). Bacon. In In Gaukroger, Stephen and Hetherington, Stephen (Ed.). Knowledge in Modern Philosophy pp. 7-26 Bloomsbury Academic.
Purloined Letters : Lacan avec Strauss
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). Purloined Letters : Lacan avec Strauss. In Leo Strauss and Contemporary Thought Reading Strauss Outside the Lines pp. 29-50 State University of New York Press.
A good person for a crisis? On the wisdom of the stoic sage (in himself & for us)
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). A good person for a crisis? On the wisdom of the stoic sage (in himself & for us). Eidos : A journal for philosophy of culture. 5(1), pp. 32-49. https://doi.org/10.14394/eidos.jpc.2021.0003
Solitaire/Solidaire : Camus, contemplation, and the vita mixta
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). Solitaire/Solidaire : Camus, contemplation, and the vita mixta. Telos. 2021(196), pp. 31-43. https://doi.org/10.3817/0921196031
A disturbance of vision on the Capitol : Philosophy and the Far-Right – Towards an interdisciplinary inquiry
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). A disturbance of vision on the Capitol : Philosophy and the Far-Right – Towards an interdisciplinary inquiry. Thesis Eleven. 163(1), pp. 5-28. https://doi.org/10.1177/07255136211012615
On politics, irony, and Plato’s Socrates as Derrida’s pharmakon
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). On politics, irony, and Plato’s Socrates as Derrida’s pharmakon. The Review of Politics. 83(2), pp. 153-173. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0034670520000984
Golden calf : Deleuze's Nietzsche in the time of Trump
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). Golden calf : Deleuze's Nietzsche in the time of Trump. Thesis Eleven. 163(1), pp. 71-88. https://doi.org/10.1177/07255136211005990
Between too intellectualist and not intellectualist enough : Hadot’s spiritual exercises and Annas’ virtues as skills
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). Between too intellectualist and not intellectualist enough : Hadot’s spiritual exercises and Annas’ virtues as skills. The Journal of Value Inquiry. 55(2), pp. 269-287. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10790-021-09815-z
Pierre Hadot, Albert Camus and the orphic view of nature
Sharpe, Matthew. (2021). Pierre Hadot, Albert Camus and the orphic view of nature. Continental Philosophy Review. 54(1), pp. 17-39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11007-020-09520-x
Introduction : Situating Hadot Today
Sharpe, Matthew. (2020). Introduction : Situating Hadot Today. In Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot: Philosophy as Practice pp. 1-30 Bloomsbury Academic.
Introduction : Camus as Philosopher amongst Philosophers
Kaluza, Maciej, Francev, Peter and Sharpe, Matthew. (2020). Introduction : Camus as Philosopher amongst Philosophers. In Brill's Companion to Camus: Camus among the Philosophers pp. 1-28 Brill.
Pierre Hadot : Stoicism as a Way of Life
Sharpe, Matthew. (2020). Pierre Hadot : Stoicism as a Way of Life. In French and Italian Stoicisms - From Sartre to Agamben pp. 215-233 Bloomsbury Academic. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350082069.0019
Drafted into a foreign war? On the very idea of ancient philosophy as a way of life
Sharpe, Matthew. (2020). Drafted into a foreign war? On the very idea of ancient philosophy as a way of life. Rhizomata. 8(2), pp. 183-217. https://doi.org/10.1515/rhiz-2020-0009
In the crosshairs of the fourfold : Critical thoughts on Aleksandr Dugin’s Heidegger
Sharpe, Matthew. (2020). In the crosshairs of the fourfold : Critical thoughts on Aleksandr Dugin’s Heidegger. Critical Horizons. 21(2), pp. 167-187. https://doi.org/10.1080/14409917.2020.1759284
Modern Rebellion, before the Terror : Reading Diderot after Camus
Sharpe, Matthew. (2019). Modern Rebellion, before the Terror : Reading Diderot after Camus. In Brill's Companion to Camus: Camus among the Philosophers pp. 91-112 Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004419247_006
Fantasy
Sharpe, Matthew and Turner, Kirk. (2019). Fantasy. In Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalytic Political Theory pp. 187-198 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315524771-15
After the fall : Camus on evil
Sharpe, Matthew. (2019). After the fall : Camus on evil. In The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil pp. 163-174 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315679518
Killing the father, Parmenides : On Lacan’s anti-philosophy
Sharpe, Matthew. (2019). Killing the father, Parmenides : On Lacan’s anti-philosophy. Continental Philosophy Review. 52(1), pp. 51-74. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11007-015-9330-8
From Amy Allen to Abbé Raynal : Critical theory, enlightenment, and colonialism
Sharpe, Matthew. (2019). From Amy Allen to Abbé Raynal : Critical theory, enlightenment, and colonialism. Critical Horizons. 20(2), pp. 178-199. https://doi.org/10.1080/14409917.2019.1596220
Home to men’s business and bosoms : Philosophy and rhetoric in Francis Bacon’s Essayes
Sharpe, Matthew. (2019). Home to men’s business and bosoms : Philosophy and rhetoric in Francis Bacon’s Essayes. British Journal for the History of Philosophy. 27(3), pp. 492-512. https://doi.org/10.1080/09608788.2018.1506315
The demise of grand narratives? Postmodernism, power-knowledge, and applied epistemology
Sharpe, Matthew. (2018). The demise of grand narratives? Postmodernism, power-knowledge, and applied epistemology. In Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology pp. 318-331 Routledge.
Camus and Forgiveness : After the Fall
Sharpe, Matthew. (2018). Camus and Forgiveness : After the Fall. In Phenomenology and Forgiveness pp. 149-164 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Ilsetraut Hadot’s Seneca : Spiritual Direction and the Transformation of the Other
Sharpe, Matthew. (2018). Ilsetraut Hadot’s Seneca : Spiritual Direction and the Transformation of the Other. In Ethics and Self-Cultivation: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives pp. 104-123 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315102269
Rhetorical action in Rektoratsrede : Calling Heidegger’s Gefolgschaft
Sharpe, Matthew. (2018). Rhetorical action in Rektoratsrede : Calling Heidegger’s Gefolgschaft. Philosophy and Rhetoric. 51(2), pp. 176-201. https://doi.org/10.5325/philrhet.51.2.0176
Heidegger in 2018 : Editor-translator’s introduction
Sharpe, Matthew. (2018). Heidegger in 2018 : Editor-translator’s introduction. Critical Horizons. 19(4), pp. 271-273. https://doi.org/10.1080/14409917.2018.1520503
On reading Heidegger—After the ‘Heidegger Case’?
Sharpe, Matthew. (2018). On reading Heidegger—After the ‘Heidegger Case’? Critical Horizons. 19(4), pp. 334-360. https://doi.org/10.1080/14409917.2018.1520514
Towards a phenomenology of sagesse : Uncovering the unique philosophical problematic of Pierre Hadot
Sharpe, Matthew. (2018). Towards a phenomenology of sagesse : Uncovering the unique philosophical problematic of Pierre Hadot. Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities. 23(2), pp. 125-138. https://doi.org/10.1080/0969725X.2018.1451475
The topics transformed : Rethinking Francis Bacon’s prerogative instances
Sharpe, Matthew. (2018). The topics transformed : Rethinking Francis Bacon’s prerogative instances. Journal of the History of Philosophy. 56(3), pp. 429-454. https://doi.org/10.1353/hph.2018.0046
Bibliopolitics : The history of notation and the birth of the citational academic subject
Sharpe, Matthew and Turner, Kirk. (2018). Bibliopolitics : The history of notation and the birth of the citational academic subject. Foucault Studies. 25, pp. 146-174. https://doi.org/10.22439/fs.v25i2.5578
Fearless? Peter Weir, the sage, and the fragility of goodness
Sharpe, Matthew. (2017). Fearless? Peter Weir, the sage, and the fragility of goodness. Philosophy and Literature. 41(1), pp. 136-157. https://doi.org/10.1353/phl.2017.0009