David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Heidegger writes that “metaphysical thinking rests on the distinction between what truly is and what, measured against this, constitutes all that is not truly in being.”3 In the long history of philosophy, this distinction has been variously interpreted. Generally, however, it has involved taking the true world as invisible yet intelligible and the nontrue world as visible but not per se intelligible. To illustrate this point, four examples should suffice. I will limit myself to Plato’s, Descartes’, Berkeley’s and Kant’s expression of this distinction. For Plato, “the very being of to be——is to be “always in the same manner in relation to the same things.” As Plato explains, this is to be “unchanging” and, thus, to remain the same with oneself. The ideas () “beauty itself, equality itself, and every itself” are..
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Wanda Torres Gregory (2007). Unintelligibility in Heidegger. The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 11:57-61.
Christos Terezis & Elias Tempelis (2011). The History of the Theory of the Platonic Ideas in Damascius as an Expression of the Relation Between the One and the Manifold. Bochumer Philosophisches Jahrbuch Fur Antike Und Mittelalter 13 (1):107-122.
Angela Hobbs (2000/2006). Plato and the Hero: Courage, Manliness, and the Impersonal Good. Cambridge University Press.
Andrew J. Mitchell (2005). Heidegger and Terrorism. Research in Phenomenology 35 (1):181-218.
Gavin Rae (2013). Overcoming Philosophy: Heidegger, Metaphysics, and the Transformation to Thinking. [REVIEW] Human Studies 36 (2):235-257.
Robert Williams (2010). Fundamental and Derivative Truths. Mind 119 (473):103-141.
Stig Børsen Hansen (2012). Metaphysical Nihilism and Cosmological Arguments: Some Tractarian Comments. European Journal of Philosophy 20 (2):223-242.
C. Chung (2003). On the Origin of the Typological/Population Distinction in Ernst Mayr's Changing Views of Species, 1942-1959. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 34 (2):277-296.
Paulo Vélez León (2013). Relations Between Metaphysics and Art? ¿Relaciones Entre Metafisica y Arte? Eikasia. Revista de Filosofía 48:131-138.
Panayot Butchvarov (2002). Metaphysical Realism and Logical Nonrealism. In Richard M. Gale (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Metaphysics. Blackwell Publishers. 282.
Lara Denis (2010). Review: McCarty, Kant's Theory of Action. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Philosophy 48 (4):533-535.
Eugen Schweitzer (2008). Atlantis. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 10:375-385.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads9 ( #155,825 of 1,098,981 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #287,052 of 1,098,981 )
How can I increase my downloads?