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An Introduction to Levinas (Part Two)

The Gesture of Being

2. This dignity of an ultimate and royal discourse comes to Western philosophy by virtue of the rigorous coincidence between the thought in which philosophy stands and the reality in which this thought thinks.For thought, this coincidence signifies the following: not to have to think beyond that which belongs to the “gesture or movement of being [

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Philosophy Forum 23/02/2017-Charles Guignon: On Saving Heidegger from Rorty

Dear All

the forum resumes this week with the above named paper. The meeting will be in UL102 14:15-15:45 and the reading is available here.

best wishes



Abendland: on Jean-Luc Nancy’s The Banality of Heidegger. By Gerardo Muñoz.

Jean Luc Nancy’s The Banality of Heidegger (Fordham, 2017) is yet another contribution to the ongoing debate on Heidegger and Nazism, in the wake of the publication of the… 1,556 more words

Principle Of General Equivalence

Heidegger and how we experience the world

Heidegger often tried to give examples of everyday situations to help  understand his theories. When he speaks about the ways in which we interact  with the world. 518 more words


Heidegger - The Question Concerning Technology

The Question Concerning Technology

by Martin Heidegger


Technology, to begin with, is not a thing, but rather a way of revealing truths.

  • “Modern technology too is a means to an end.” “We will master it.
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Being-in-the-world according to Heidegger.

Heidegger studied the classics, and always urged his students to do the same. He theorised that the great philosophers, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Descartes had all missed the most basic and primordial question, of… 389 more words