FOREWORD BY JOHN SALLIS
ABBREVIATIONS FOR FREQUENTLY CITED WORKS
Preface The Limits and Grounds of History: The Nonhistorical
Being and Earth
I. "Nature" as a Category of Beings Encountered in the World
The Primacy of Equipmentality over "Natural Subsistent Beings"
Elements of an Internal Critique of the Heideggerian Thesis
Death, Clocks, and the Exclusion of "Natural Time"
II. Dasein and Animality
The Phenomenology of the Animal "World"
Heidegger’s Critique of the Open in Rilke
III. The Primacy of Stimmung over Dasein’s Bodiliness
The Facticity of the Human Body and Attunement
Stimmung and Subjectivity of Feeling
Stimmung and the History of Being: Anxiety and Wonder
IV. Physis and Earth
The Ontological Interpretation of Physis in Heraclitus
Nature According to Holderlin and the "Constancy" of Physis
The Four Senses of Earth
The Limits of History
V. The History of Being and Its Hegelian Model
The Primacy of the Past as Gewesen
Is There a Heideggerian System of History?
"Eschatology," or the Logic of Completion
VI. The Essence of Technology
Phenomenology of Technology and the History of Being
The "Preparation" for Completion and the Interpretation of Nietzsche
Danger, "Salvation," Ereignis
Art and Earth
VII. Earth in the Work of Art and in the Poem
The Refusal of Aesthetics and the Transhistorical Truth of Art
Earth as Nonhistorical Possibility
The Discrete Appearance of Poetry: Rilke’s Wall
The Temptation of Nietzschean Aesthetics
Earth and the Dionysian
Earth in the Poem
VIII. Rilke and the Interiority of Earth
Subjective Interiority and "the Distant Heart"
"The Interior Space of the World" (Weltinnenraum) or the Heart beyond Subjectivity
The "Invisible" or Inapparent Harmony of the Earth
IX. Ecstatic Dwelling: Holderlin