Richard Polt

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Richard Polt
Fields Philosophy
Alma mater University of Chicago
Thesis Heidegger and the Place of Logic (1991)
Doctoral advisor Leszek Kolakowski

Richard F. H. Polt is a professor of philosophy at Xavier University. He has written about and translated works by Martin Heidegger. Polt is a typewriter enthusiast active on the Typosphere[1] and former editor of the quarterly ETCetera publication about manual typewriters.


As author[edit]

  • The Emergency of Being: On Heidegger's 'Contributions to Philosophy' (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006)
  • Heidegger: An Introduction (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999)


  • Heidegger's 'Being and Time': Critical Essays (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005)
  • Richard Polt and Gregory Fried (eds.), A Companion to Heidegger's 'Introduction to Metaphysics'" (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001)

As translator[edit]

  • Martin Heidegger, Being and Truth, trans. by Gregory Fried and Richard Polt (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010)
  • Martin Heidegger, An Introduction to Metaphysics, trans. by Gregory Fried and Richard Polt (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2000)
  • Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co., 1997)

See also[edit]


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