Martin Heidegger: German Philosopher

Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher, who developed existential phenomenology and has been widely regarded as the most original 20th-century philosopher. His works include complicated essays such as “An introduction to Metaphysics” and “The Question Concerning Technology.” In his essay “The Question Concerning Technology,” Heidegger attempts to create several intricate arguments regarding technology and the…

The Dieppe Raid

Winston Churchill and Allies under intense pressure to “do something” to relieve pressure on Soviet Union – “Operation Jubilee” was to be a quick raid: – Gather information, test tactics for a later invasion, worry the Nazis – Aug. 19th, 1942 6000 troops land in France (5000 are Canadians): – 900 die on beaches –…

Germany After WWI

ECONOMIC PROBLEMS (INFLATION) Instead of taxing its people to finance WWI, Germany had borrowed the money. Thus it had burdened its citizens with a huge debt. To payoff this debt after the war, the German government simply printed more money. This was done even though the country’s industry, agriculture, and commerce were not expanding because…