David Farrell Krell
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David Farrell Krell (born 1944), is Professor Emeritus of philosophy at DePaul University. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy at Duquesne University, where he wrote his dissertation on Heidegger and Nietzsche. He has taught at many universities in Germany, France, and England. Specializing in Continental Philosophy, he has written many books on Heidegger and Nietzsche, including Daimon Life: Heidegger and Life Philosophy (1992), Intimations of Mortality: Time, Truth, and Finitude in Heidegger's Thinking of Being (1986), The Good European: Nietzsche's Work Sites in Word and Image (1997), and Infectious Nietzsche (1996). Additionally, Krell has written extensively about German Idealism, his books in this area include The Tragic Absolute: German Idealism and the Languishing of God (2005), and Contagion: Sexuality, Disease, and Death in German Idealism and Romanticism (Indiana, 1998). Krell has also translated Heidegger's lectures on Nietzsche, and was the editor of Heidegger's Basic Writings (1977). In a 2005 interview, Krell cited Jacques Derrida as a major influence on his work on Nietzsche.
- Architecture: Ecstasies of Space, Time, and the Human Body (SUNY, 1997)
- Infectious Nietzsche (Indiana, 1996).
- Martin Heidegger, Basic Writings (ed.) David Farrell Krell (HarperCollins, 1977).
- Contagion: Sexuality, Disease, and Death in German Idealism and Romanticism (Indiana, 1998)
- Daimon Life: Heidegger and Life-Philosophy (Indiana, 1992)
- Of Memory, Reminiscence, and Writing: On the Verge (Indiana, 1990)
- The Good European: Nietzsche's Work Sites in Word and Image, w/Donald Bates (Chicago, 1997).
- Lunar Voices: Of Tragedy, Poetry, Fiction, and Thought (Chicago, 1995).
- Nietzsche: A Novel, (SUNY, 1996).
- Nietzsche: Volumes One and Two. Heidegger, Martin. (Trans.) (New York HarperOne, 1991).
- Nietzsche: Volumes Three and Four. Heidegger, Martin. (Trans.) (New York HarperOne, 1991).
- Of Memory, Reminiscence, and Writing: On the Verge (Indiana, 1990).
- Postponements: Woman, Sensuality, and Death in Nietzsche (Indiana 1986).
- The Purest of Bastards: Works on Mourning, Art, and Affirmation in the Thought of Jacques Derrida (Pennsylvania, 2000).
- Son of Spirit: A Novel (SUNY, 1997).
- The Tragic Absolute: German Idealism and the Languishing of God (Indiana, 2005).