Contributions to Philosophy
(of the Event)


CONTENTS


Translator's Introductionxv

1. PROSPECT

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The official title: Contributions to Philosophy and the essential rubric: Of the Event

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1. These "contributions" question along a way ...

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2. The saying of the event as the first answering of the question of being

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3. Of the event

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4. Of the event

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5. For the few-For the rare

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6. The basic disposition

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7. Of the event

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8. Of the event

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9. Conspectus

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10. Of the event

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11. Event-Dasein-the human being

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12. Event and history

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13. Restraint

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14. Philosophy and worldview

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15. Philosophy as "philosophy of a people"

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16. Philosophy

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17. The necessity of philosophy

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18. The powerlessness of thinking

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19. Philosophy (On the question: Who are we?)

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20. The beginning and inceptual thinking

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21. Inceptual thinking (Projection)

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22. Inceptual thinking

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23. Inceptual thinking. Why thinking out of the beginning?

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24. The aberrant demand placed on inceptual thinking

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25. Historicality and being

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26. Philosophy as knowledge

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27. Inceptual thinking (Concept)

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28. The immeasurableness of inceptual thinking as finite thinking

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29. Inceptual thinking (The question of the essence)

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30. Inceptual thinking (as meditation)

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31. The style of inceptual thinking

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32. The event. A decisive gaze after the carrying out of the resonating and the interplay

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33. The question of beyng

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34. The event and the question of being

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35. The event

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36. Language and the inventive thinking of beyng

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37. Beyng and its bearing silence (Sigetics)

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38. Bearing silence

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39. The event

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40. The work of thought in the age of transitio

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41. Every saying of beyng is couched in words and namings

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42. From "Being and Time" to "Event

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43. Beyng and decision

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44. "Decisions"

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45. The "decision"

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46. The decision (Preliminary concept

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47. The essence of the decision: being or nonbeing

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48. In what sense the decision belongs to beyng itself

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49. Why must decisions take place

II. THE RESONATING

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50. Resonating

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51. The resonating

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52. The abandonment by being

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53. Plight

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54. The abandonment by being

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55. Resonating

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56. The continuance of the abandonment by being in the hidden mode of the forgottenness of being

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57. The history of beyng and the abandonment by being

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58. The three ways the abandonment by being cloaks itself: What they are and how they appear

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59. Bewitchery and the era of complete unquestionableness

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60. Whence the lack of a sense of plight as the greatest plight?

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61. Machination

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62. The disguising of the abandonment by being through machination and "lived experience," a disguising which belongs to that abandonment itself

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63. Lived experience

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64. Machination

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65. The distorted essence of beyng

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66. Machination and lived experience

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67. Machination and lived experience

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68. Machination and lived experience

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69. Lived experience and "anthropology"

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70. The gigantic

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71. The gigantic

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72. Nihilism

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73. "Science" and the abandonment by being

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74. "Total mobilization" as a consequence of the original abandonment by being

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75. Concerning the meditation on science

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76. Propositions about "science"

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77. Experiri—experientia—experimentum—"experimentation"—ἐμπειρία—experience—test

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78. Experiri (ἐμπειρία)-"experiencing"

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79. Exact science and experimentation

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80. Experiri-experientia-experimentum-"experimentation"

III. THE INTERPLAY

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81. Interplay

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82. Interplay

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83. Being, according to all metaphysics

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84. Beings

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85. The originary appropriation of the first beginning means gaining a foothold in the other beginning

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86. What the history of metaphysics provides and thus passes on as still implicit and as unknown to this history

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87. The history of the first beginning (the history of metaphysics)

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88. The "historical" lecture courses belong in the sphere of this task

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89. The transition to the other beginning

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90. From the first to the other beginning. Negation

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91. From the first to the other beginning

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92. The confrontation between the first and the other beginning

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93. The great philosophies

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94. The confrontation of the other beginning

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95. The first beginning

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96. The inceptual interpretation of beings as φύσις

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97. Φύσις (τέχνη)

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98. The projection of beingness upon constant presence

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99. "Being" and "becoming" in inceptual thinking

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100. The first beginning

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101. From early on, the great simplicity ...

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102. Thinking: The guideline of the guiding question of Western philosophy

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103. On the concept of German Idealism

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104. German Idealism

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105. Hölderlin—Kierkegaard—Nietzsche

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106. The decision with regard to all "ontology" in carrying out the confrontation between the first and the other beginning

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107. The answer to the guiding question and the form of traditional metaphysics

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108. The basic metaphysical positions within the history of the guiding question and their respective interpretations of time-space

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109. Ἰδέα

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110. The ἰδέα, Platonism, and idealism

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111. The "apriori" and φύσις

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112. The "apriori""

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113. Ἰδέα and οὐσία

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114. On Nietzsche's basic metaphysical position

IV. THE LEAP

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115. The disposition guiding the leap

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116. The history of being

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117. The leap

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118. The leap

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119. The leap is prepared by asking the basic question

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120. The leap

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121. Beyng and beings

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122. The leap (the thrown projection)

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123. Beyng

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124. The leap

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125. Beyng and time

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126. Beyng, beings, and the gods

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127. The fissure

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128. Beyng and the human being

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129. Nothingness

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130. The "essence" of beyng

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131. The excess in the essence of beyng (self-concealment)

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132. Beyng and beings

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133. The essence of beyng

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134. The relation between Da-sein and beyng

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135. The essential occurrence of beyng as event (the relation between Da-sein and beyng)

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136. Beyng

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137. Beyng

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138. The truth of beyng and the understanding of being

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139. The essential occurrence of beyng: Truth and time-space

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140. The essential occurrence of beyng

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141. The essence of beyng

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142. The essence of beyng

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143. Beyng

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144. Beyng and the original strife (beyng or non-beyng in the essence of beyng itself)

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145. Beyng and nothingness

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146. Beyng and non-beyng

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147. The essential occurrence of beyng (the finitude of beyng)

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148. Beings are

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149. The beingness of beings distinguished according to τί ἔστιν and ὅτι ἔστιν

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150. The origin of the distinction between what a being is and the fact that it is

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151. Being and beings

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152. The levels of beyng

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153. Life

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154. "Life"

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155. Nature and earth

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156. The fissure

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157. The fissure and the "modalities"

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158. The fissure and the "modalities"

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159. The fissure

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160. Being-toward-death and being

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161. Being-toward-death

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162. Being-toward-death

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163. Being-toward-death and being

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164. The essential occurrence of beyng

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165. Essence as essential occurrence

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166. Essential occurrence and essence

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167. Entering into the essential occurrence

V. THE GROUNDING

a) Da-sein and the projection of being

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168. Da-sein and beyng

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169. Da-sein

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170. Da-sein

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171. Da-sein

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172. Da-sein and the question of being

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173. Da-sein

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174. Da-sein and steadfastness

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175. Da-sein and beings as a whole

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176. Da-sein. Clarification of the word

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177. Being-away

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178. "Da-sein exists for the sake of itself"

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179. "Existence" (Being and Time, [German] p. 42)

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180. Beyng and the understanding of being

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181. The leap

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182. The projection of beyng. The projection as thrown

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183. The projection upon beyng

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184. The question of being as the question of the truth of beyng

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185. What does Da-sein mean?

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186. Da-sein

b) Da-sein and the projection of being

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187. The grounding

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188. The grounding

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189. Da-sein

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190. Of Da-sein

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191. Da-sein

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192. Da-sein

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193. Da-sein and the human being

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194. The human being and Da-sein

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195. Da-sein and the human being

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196. Da-sein and a people

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197. Da-sein—domain of what is proper—selfhood

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198. The grounding of Da-sein as a creative grounding

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199. Transcendence, Da-sein, and beyng

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200. Da-sein

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201. Da-sein and being-away

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202. Da-sein (Being-away)

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203. The projection and Da-sein

c) The essence of truth

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204. The essence of truth

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205. The open

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206. From ἀλήθεια to Da-sein

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207. From ἀλήθεια to Da-sein

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208. Truth

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209. Ἀλήθεια—openness and the clearing of what is self-concealing

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210. Concerning the history of the essence of truth

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211. Ἀλήθεια. The crisis of its history in Plato and Aristotle, its last glimmering and complete collapse

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212. Truth as certainty

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213. What the question of truth is about

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214. The essence of truth (Openness)

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215. The essential occurrence of truth

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216. The posing of the question of truth

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217. The essence of truth

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218. The indication of the essential occurrence of truth

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219. The conjuncture of the question of truth

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220. The question of truth

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221. Truth as the essential occurrence of beyng

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222. Truth

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223. The essence of truth (the distorted essence of truth)

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224. The essence of truth

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225. The essence of truth

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226. Ἀλήθεια and the clearing of concealment

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227. On the essence of truth

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228. The essence of truth is un-truth

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229. Truth and Da-sein

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230. Truth and correctness

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211. How truth, ἀλήθεια, becomes correctness

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232. The question of truth as historical meditation

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233. Incorporating the interpretation of the cave allegory (1931-32,1933-34) into the question of truth

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234. The question of truth (Nietzsche)

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235. Truth and genuineness

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236. Truth

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237. Belief and truth

d) Time-space as the abyssal ground

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238. Time-space

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239. Time-space (preparatory deliberation)

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240. Time and space. Their "reality" and their "provenance"

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241. Space and time-time-space

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242. Time-space as the abyssal ground

e) The essential occurrence of truth as a sheltering

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243. Sheltering

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244. Truth and sheltering

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245. Truth and sheltering

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246. The sheltering of truth in what is true

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247. The grounding of Da-sein and the paths to the sheltering of truth

VI. THE FUTURE ONES

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248. The future ones

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249. The basic disposition of the future ones

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250. The future ones

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251. Da-sein and the essence of a people

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252. Da-sein and the future ones of the last god

VII. THE LAST GOD

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253. What is last

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254. Refusal

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255. The turning in the event

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256. The last god

VIII. BEYNG

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257. Beyng

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258. Philosophy

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259. Philosophy

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260. The gigantic

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261. Views of beyng

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262. The "projection" of beyng and beyng as projection

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263. Every projection is a thrown projection

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264. The projection of beyng and the understanding of being

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265. The inventive thinking of beyng

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266. Beyng and the "ontological difference." The "differentiation"

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267. Beyng (Event)

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268. Beyng (The differentiation)

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269. Beyng

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270. The essence of beyng (essential occurrence)

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271. Da-sein

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272. The human being

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273. History

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274. Beings and calculation

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275. Beings

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276. Beyng and language

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277. "Metaphysics" and the origin of the work of art

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278. Origin of the work of art

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279. But what of the gods?

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280. The transitional question

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281. Language (its origin)


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Editor's Afterword


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German-English Glossary

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English-German Glossary

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Greek-English Glossary

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Latin-English Glossary

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