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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Heidegger, Martin 1889-1976. German existentialist philosopher. His masterpiece, Being and Time (1927), argued that confronting the question of the meaning of being, encompassing one's own death, was central for an authentic human existence.

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  • n. German philosopher whose views on human existence in a world of objects and on Angst influenced the existential philosophers (1889-1976)

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