Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) is regarded as one of the twentieth century's most important philosophers.
"... a helpful elucidation of the truth as [Heidegger] sees it.... This excellent translation will be of great value to students of Heidegger's thought." -- Library Journal
In this lecture course presented in 1937-38, Heidegger's task is to reassert the question of the essence of truth, not as a problem of logic, but precisely as the basic question of philosophy. These lectures were given at the time that Heidegger was composing his second magnum opus, BeitrÃ¤ge zur Philosophie, and provide the single best introduction to that complex and crucial text.