The Question Concerning Technology, and Other Essays (Harper Perennial Modern Thought) (Paperback)
The advent of machine technology has given rise to some of the deepest problems of modern thought. This newly packaged collection featuring Martin Heidegger's celebrated essay "The Question Concerning Technology," is an essential landmark in the philosophy of science from one of the most influential and profound thinkers of the twentieth century.
About the Author
Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) was born in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He studied at the University of Freiburg and became a professor at the University of Marburg in 1932. After publishing his his magnum opus, Being and Time (1927), he returned to Freiburg to assume the chair of philosophy upon Husserl's retirement.
“One of the most profound thinkers of the 20th century”
— New York Times
“Among the most influential philosophers of modern times”
“Possibly the greatest Western philosopher since Hegel.”
— The Guardian