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Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos

Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos
Cover of the first edition
AuthorPeter Gordon
SubjectContinental philosophy
PublisherHarvard University Press
Publication date
Publication placeUnited States
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)

Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos is a 2010 book by Peter Gordon, in which the author reconstructs the famous 1929 debate between Martin Heidegger and Ernst Cassirer at Davos, Switzerland, demonstrating its significance as a point of rupture in Continental thought that implicated all the major philosophical movements of the day.[1][2][3][4] Continental Divide was awarded the Jacques Barzun Prize from the American Philosophical Society in 2010.[5]


  1. ^ Isaacs, Alick (2013-05-11). "Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos by Peter E. Gordon (review)". Common Knowledge. 19 (2): 393–394. doi:10.1215/0961754X-2073649. ISSN 1538-4578.
  2. ^ McGrath, Larry (2011). "Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos (review)". MLN. 126 (5): 1140–1144. doi:10.1353/mln.2011.0085. ISSN 1080-6598.
  3. ^ Wolin, Richard (2012-04-01). "Peter E. Gordon. Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 2010. Pp. xiv, 426. $39.95". The American Historical Review. 117 (2): 598–600. doi:10.1086/ahr.117.2.598-a. ISSN 1937-5239.
  4. ^ Winters, David (2012). "Peter E. Gordon, Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos". Radical Philosophy. 172: 61.
  5. ^ "Search Results | Harvard University Press".

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