Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) was born in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. He studied at the University of Freiburg and became a professor at the University of Marburg in 1932. After publishing his his magnum opus, Being and Time (1927), he returned to Freiburg to assume the chair of philosophy upon Husserl's retirement.
"One of the most profound thinkers of the 20th century" -- New York Times"Among the most influential philosophers of modern times" -- Newsweek"Possibly the greatest Western philosopher since Hegel." -- The Guardian