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Mahon O'Brien
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy (Philosophy)
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Research

My work focuses mainly on 19th and 20th century European philosophy. My first book was on Heidegger and the question of authenticity. (Heidegger and Authenticity: From Resoluteness to Releasement. London & New York: Continuum, 2011. http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/heidegger-and-authenticity-9781472506818/ ). My second book offers a new approach to the Heidegger Controversy and, in particular, examines the notion of an authentic historical community in Heidegger’s thought. (Heidegger, History and the Holocaust. Bloomsbury, London & New York, 2015. http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/heidegger-history-and-the-holocaust-9781350007925/)

 

 

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