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Death as a tool to shape the way in which life can be lived

Upon reading Being and Time, my interpretation of living has been affected, Martin Heidegger has introduced me into the realms of possibilities as appose to a world only filled with actualities. 2,223 more words

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Thinking Being: Heidegger and the Metaphysics of the State:

66. Somewhere, in one of his readings of Parmenides, Heidegger makes the casual remark that to begin reading a text with the opening passage of it, appears to be an arbitrary selection. 1,040 more words


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being Alone

I’ve never been good at being friendly. At the beginning of every school year since 6th grade I’ve promised myself I’d talk to more people and make more friends, and every year I broke that promise. 649 more words

Why Viennese Academics Thought Heidegger Was Schizophrenic: Part I


“What Frankl’s Existential Psychology Has To Do With Aristotle and Information Theory”


Viktor Frankl, in the introduction of his milestone book The Will to Meaning, writes about an experiment he once performed as a public lecturer in Vienna. 1,888 more words


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Thinking Being: Heidegger and the Metaphysics of the State:

The first two paragraphs of An Introduction to Metaphysics, by Martin Heidegger, translated by Ralph Manheim (Yale, 1959): 840 more words


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Thinking Being: Heidegger and the Metaphysics of the State:

56. The inner history of the university necessarily intersects with the common history of the world it inhabits. 1,437 more words


“unfixable by thought”

Review of Ewan James Jones, Coleridge and the Philosophy of Poetic Form. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

As a poet and critic taunted (which I mean to suggest both haunted and tantalised) by the ever-evasive unity in plurality, Samuel Taylor Coleridge was less a poet of vision than of visions. 1,970 more words

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