NextPrevious

Why did Martin Heidegger refuse having his works translated from the German language?

Martin Heidegger Read more from
Chapter Continental Philosophy

Heidegger had a strong bias in favor of German as the language of thought. He did not think that his philosophy could be understood by those who did not speak German, and would not permit his work to be translated into Spanish.

Close

This is a web preview of the "The Handy Philosophy Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App