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Martin Heidegger on the relation between metaphysics and aesthetics.

Recently I visited the birth place of Martin Heidegger, the rural Messkirch in South Germany and I took a small series of pictures  with a Nikon FE2 and a Nikkor f1.2 50mm lens on Kodak EKTAR 100 film. I just wanted to depict the mood of the place. I think it still reveals something from his spirit ...


"We do not learn who man is ... until he projects something new (not yet present), when he creates original poetry, when he builds poetically". - ( Martin Heidegger )

Martin Heidegger on the relation between metaphysics and aesthetics.

I am currently reading Heidegger's An Introduction to Metaphysics. Far from being an introduction, this is one of the hardest books I have ever read.  I am attracted to it from the standpoint of thinking about the relationship between aesthetics and metaphysics.

Heidegger connects all of this interestingly with the nature of man himself:
"We do not learn who man is by learned definitions;  we learn it only when man contends with the esse…

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