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1 - 12 / 12 2015-04-05Corey W. Dyck
University of Western Ontario
Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg
2014-08-31Hi! I'm traying to translate a sentence from GA 28 (untranslated) and I need to contrast my interpretation with somebody elses.
The sentence goes like this:
Während aber die Art des Wissens nur ist, was sie sein kann, auf dem Grunde des eigenen Selbst, was selbst als das Sein bestimmt werden muß, wozu eine Offenbarkeit freilich gehört, die aber nur aus der spezifischen Seinsart des Daseins begriffen werden kann.
My version of this monstruosity would be the following (please note that the sentence is incomplete as there is no main clause, and that it has been copied literally from the book).
But while the kind of knowing only is what it can be on the ground of the own self, this itself, that is the own self, must be determined as Being, to which certainly a manifestness belongs, which it self can be understood however only from the specific mode of being of Dasein.
My biggest headache is "was selbst als das Sein bestimmt werden muß"
Is Heidegger saying
i. that the own self must be determined ... (read more)Latest replies:
- Wolfgang Wein, 2014-09-22 : Dear Andres,I try to convey how I interpret th"While, however, the type of knowledge is only, what it can be on the... (read more)
- Peter Ban, 2014-09-22 : This is the full quote: "Woher kommt es aber, dass diese Argumentation so selbstverständlich erscheint? Das e... (read more)
- Andres Thomas, 2014-09-22 : ASMBA provides veterans life insurance
- Jakob Schneider, 2014-09-22 : The mode of speech of Heidegger is realy monstruos. I have learned in the school that nobody begins a sentence with the... (read more)
- Stephen Langfur, 2014-09-29 : I think it helps to v "Woher kommt es aber, dass diese Argumentation so selbstverständlich erscheint? Das eigene Se... (read more)
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Can anyone please explain to me in simple terms what Derrida understand by the concept of "Scene" and what is it its realtion to the concept of authorship.
I'm truly sorry for not adding any further background to my quarry but I'm totally and completelly lost.
Thanks so much everyone!Latest replies:
- Karen Elizabeth Zoppa, 2013-01-11 : Thank you Francesco - locating Derrida on "writing" in "Pltao's Pharmacy"is a very good strategy... (read more)
- Karen Elizabeth Zoppa, 2013-01-11 : You ask the best question - for clarifying one of the chasms between so-called continental and analytical philosophy: &n... (read more)
- Derek Allan, 2013-01-11 : Hi Karen Thanks for your reply. I guess, in the end, we might have to agree to disagree since perhaps all this depends u... (read more)
- Juan Peréx, 2013-02-24 : Thank you so much everyone!! I really appreciate your thoughts on this matter. :) @Karen, thank you so much for your ans... (read more)
- Karen Elizabeth Zoppa, 2013-03-02 : I am not sure how to respond - except to say that I do not know if Derrida has appropriated the figure of "scene&qu... (read more)
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Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityI don't think Heidegger is a conceptualist.Since,Heidegger believes,Being finds itself in a "world" already interpreted in someway and its grasp over its "world" is not something empirically given primordially Being is said to be interpretation all the way down.The modalities(What and How of the world) of our grasp over our world precedes any semantic conceptualization of such graspings.Hence
the basic or core purchase that we have of our world can not come in to total clarity with regard to their nature:whether they are conceptual or non conceptual.They,it seems,are more like practical know how(Verstehen) rather than conceptual know that.Latest replies:
- Lawrence Nannery, 2011-09-14 : I would like to add to the latest comment that of course Heidegger was influenenced by his teacher, Husserl. For e... (read more)
- Peter Dennis, 2012-03-12 : Hi Bijaya,&In case you're still working on this, I've written a short article on just this question. I cit... (read more)
- Virgilio Rivas, 2012-07-28 : If we mean conceptualist here as someone who views the function of concept as that which represents in its final unquest... (read more)
- Yubaraj Sangroula, 2012-11-20 : Zhou 's ideas provoked some thoughts in my mind. Without referring to anyone's opinion I have some proposition t... (read more)
- Yubaraj Sangroula, 2013-01-11 : In philosophy the grappling of opposing approaches, one making knowledge more tangible and intelligible, thus acce... (read more)
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University of AucklandPerhaps we could begin with Hitchcock and Husserl/Sartre?Latest replies:
- Rami Kaawach, 2010-06-07 : This sounds like a great project, and I will definitely keep my eye on the developing thoughts of fellow posters. Before... (read more)
- Gregory Minissale, 2010-06-19 : Thank you for responding. I will try to find the Zizek. Very interesting what you have to say about having two sets... (read more)
Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityGadamer was not properly understood by Habermas.To deny tradition and authority their proper place in our discursive practices is to build castles in the air of idealism and to overlook our fallibility
and finitude that stand for who we are.Latest replies:
- Bijaya Mahapatra, 2011-05-11 : I think the more I read both of them the more I realize that what they share is far more suggestive than what separates... (read more)
- Ezra Heymann, 2011-05-17 : Hi Bijaya, I think you are on the right track when you are giving more importance to what is common to Gadamer and Haber... (read more)
- Saurabh Todariya, 2011-05-19 : I think both Gadamar and Habermas are in consensus with regard to the problem of understanding 'other'.Gadamar... (read more)
- Bijaya Mahapatra, 2011-05-19 : Hi Professor Heymann My apology for the misgivings that I had of Habermas.I got so carried away by Gadamer that this fac... (read more)
- Bijaya Mahapatra, 2011-05-23 : Well,perhaps one can not essentialise the other to the point that the other shall cease to remain the other for us... (read more)
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2010-03-28Today I am comparing my old, defective, James S. Churchill translation of "Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics" with an edition published in 1934 by Verlag Gerhard Shulte-Bulmke, Frankfurt am Main.
What struck me was how the 1962 Indiana U. Press translation had largely stayed with the German footnotes of this 1934 edition: footnotes vary across the langauges as "WW (Cass.)" versus "Works (Cass.)". The 1962 replicates the German in one place introducing the full surname (Cassirer) in an early footnote, but nowhere "Ernst Cassirer".
But does this demolition of Kant not arise out of the lectures at Davos? The 1934 edition has an untitled "preface" saying "und bei den Davoser Hochschulkursen im Maerz d.J.) ", i.e., in spring 1929 with Ernst Cassirer - but with no mention of Cassirer.
In the Richard Taft translation, a note indicates only that Heidegger's footnotes are to the Cassirer edition.
Cassirer did not live to return to reclaim his teaching position in Germany. He began his caree ... (read more)Latest replies:
- Gordon Robert Shiplett, 2010-04-02 : The Northwestern U Press bilingual text of Vom Wesen des Grundes/The Essence of Reasons has alternate Ger/Eng "WW... (read more)
- Gordon Robert Shiplett, 2010-04-09 : Over at http://aule-browser.blogspot.com/2010/04/heidegger-and-cassirer.html I have posted what follows as an invi... (read more)
West Chester UniversityI was just wondering if anyone could steer me towards any pertinent literature on Heidegger and religion/theology or (what I have discovered some call) his phenomenology of religion. I believe I want to direct a research paper towards that idea although I am not sure in what way yet. I thought I had detected some religious or mystic inclinations in Division I of Being and Time in placing so much importance on the Being of Dasein (perhaps, his twisted re-interpretation of the soul?) but, after reading the sections on death (in Being and Time), it seems that that interpretation may be a little off (considering he dispels any notion of an afterlife or immortality in his thought). But I can't help but think a man who was so religious in his upbringing and early academic years could shake off religious notions completely albeit in a fierce rejection of them or in an underlying acceptance.
Any thoughts and/or references to materials?
P.S. I am an undergrad senior with only Being and Time ... (read more)Latest replies:
- Robert Jordan, 2010-05-24 : "Death is the possibility of the absolute impossibility of Dasein. Thus death reveals itself as that possibility wh... (read more)
- Robert Jordan, 2010-05-24 : What is being proposed here is a false dichotomy. Nowhere does Heidegger assert or imply that all statements are either... (read more)
- Christopher Satoor, 2010-06-19 : Dear Micheal, there is an execellent set of lectures by Heidegger on the Phenomenology of relgion. Printed by the Univer... (read more)
- Rudolph Bauer, 2011-05-16 : you might read engaging heidegger by capobianco and also heidegger's four seminars..rudy bauer
- Robert Jordan, 2016-11-02 : Change that hyperlink to: http://phenomenology.x10host.com/W-MltHei.HTML#Title.
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2009-08-11That's an interesting myth-busting. However, the subject might gain from a deeper discussion. I don't really understand what Hegel's rhetoric would be in such a context: why does he even take the Timaeus' series, and why the change in it? If he's not happy with aprioristic thinking, why does he use it? Is it a form of sarcasm, or a reductio ad absurdum?
Australian National UniversitySome time ago in Melbourne there was a conference at which a number of philosophers from both analytic and continental backgrounds met together to try to identify key differences between the two schools of thought. I wasn't there so I don't know how it went, or how many were present from each persuasion, but it occurrred to me recently that there might be some interest among philosophers on philpapers in discussing the same issue.
It always seems odd to me that there are these two schools of thought, both claiming to do philosophy, but which have so little to do with each other. They have separate conferences, separate journals and so on. A naive outsider might say 'Well, how odd! Philosophers claim to be clear thinkers yet here they are split into two camps and they can't even seem to work out why.'
I read a short book recently by Simon Critchley called 'Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction' in which he tries to identify the main differences. I thought the book qui ... (read more)Latest replies:
- Derek Allan, 2016-05-26 : Hi Karen No to Derrida. No to Foucault. I find the first excessively wordy and tedious (his writings on art are quite us... (read more)
- Derek Allan, 2016-05-26 : Hi Steve I probably should clarify my comment re fun. I have no problem with people enjoying doing philosophy. Ind... (read more)
- Karen Elizabeth Zoppa, 2016-05-26 : Well, if you do not try to read a text with Derrida, then you have not really heard him. So, it is your privilege... (read more)
- Dave S. Henley, 2016-05-26 : Dear Steve, Karen and Derek I see no mention of Eastern philosophy amongst our appraisals. Steve -have you investigated... (read more)
- Derek Allan, 2016-05-26 : Hi Karen I’m not quite sure what you mean by “read a text _with_ Derrida”. I’ve certainly read texts _by _Derrida, and a... (read more)
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2009-02-24Mark Stanley Frankel
University of Wales LampeterThis is a good attempt from an analytical perspective to examine an interpretation of Kant which has tended to be the preserve of Continental philosophers. However, it seems to have generated little comment that I can trace. Imagination is the faculty of the gaps in Kant's epistemology - an uncomfortable position if Kant is to be seen as a cognitive realist. But the transcendental component of his dualism is perhaps a matter ultimately of imagination so Gibbons' work is a useful balance to interpretations of Kant which emphasise his attempt to defeat Humean scepticism.
I am looking for feedback on this paper. I have never sent anything (except book notes) to be published because I have never felt that my work was up to standard. I do not want to publish something that will not be read or that will not provide some inspiration and interest when read. If you feel you can provide constructive criticism, then please do so.
All the best,
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