Especially important is Heidegger's understanding of "meaning" (Sinn) and nihilism as a crisis of meaning. The book explores crucial themes in Heidegger, Levinas and Nietzsche, primarily centred around the problem of death and dying (chapter one), self and other (chapter two), figurations of being (chapter three), dwelling (chapter four), truth and error (chapter five), and the concept of substance (chapter six). Nietzsche in Heidegger: ubranosti naproti Bo že držalo, da je aktualnost sodobnosti tista, ki caplja za mislijo in ne tako modno in predvsem zavajajoče obratno. Naj ta prevratna misel - kakšni... Nietzsche is far and away the most influential of the three, both because of the powerful effect his ideas had on Heidegger and Schmitt, and his immense impact on culture as a whole.
He is also a rarity among German philosophers: reading him is a pleasure. Heidegger's thesis is that "Nietzsche's philosophy is the consummation of Western metaphysics."  For Heidegger, Nietzsche's philosophy represents the epitome of modern nihilism, the ultimate manifestation of the nihilistic impulse built into Western metaphysics from the very beginning. Heidegger's claim that Nietzsche is the last metaphysician of the West is a stunning thesis, a thesis very difficult to defend, for Nietzsche is widely regarded as the first post-metaphysical ... Although he later worked less on Aristotle, Heidegger recommended postponing reading Nietzsche, and to "first study Aristotle for ten to fifteen years".