Caputo offers a compelling plea for a reinterpretation of Heidegger that will make us more humane, and more attuned to the call of justice and mercy than to the call of Being."—Christian Century
There is no other book that focuses on the religious significance of the many ‘turnings’ in Heidegger’s thought, nor that addresses the question of Heidegger’s politics textually rather than autobiographically." —Merold Westphal
A readable chronological consideration of Heidegger’s texts that assesses his achievement as a thinker, while pointing to the sources of his political and ethical failure. Caputo addresses the religious significance of Heidegger’s thought.