An Introduction to Metaphysics Author:Martin Heidegger "We do not say: Being is, time is, but rather: there is Being and there is time." -- Martin Heidegger — Martin Heidegger (September 26, 1889 — May 26, 1976; ) was an influential German philosopher known for his existential and phenomenological explorations of the "question of Being." His best-known book, Being and Time, is considered to be one of... more » the most important philosophical works of the 20th century. Heidegger has been influential beyond philosophy, in literature, psychology, and artificial intelligence.
Heidegger remains controversial due to his involvement with Nazism and statements in support of Adolf Hitler.« less