The Finitude of Being

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SUNY Press, 1992 - Philosophy - 200 pages
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Stambaugh (philosophy, City U. of New York) elucidates one of the central themes in the work of German philosopher Martin Heidegger (1889-1976), based on her talks with him, and on her extensive study of his works, several of which she has translated. Includes a study of an important posthumously published work. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

The Problem
1
Concealment as Preservation
7
Concealing as Strife with Unconcealing
13
Concealing as Distortion
17
Concealment as Process Nihilism as the History of Being
21
Framing
31
The Open the Opening
35
The Open in Heideggers Conception
43
The Fourfold
83
Nature
85
Mortals and the Godlike Ones
91
The Pure Draft
93
The Infinite Relation Verhaltnis
99
The MirrorPlay of the Fourfold
105
Beitrage1
111
Conclusion
153

Appropriation
53
Return to the Problem
59
Schellings Treatise on Human Freedom
71
Appropriation and Concealment Concealment as Process and as Structure
75
Epilogue
171
Notes
185
Index
199
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Joan Stambaugh is Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College of City University of New York and The Graduate Center. She is the author of The Real is Not the Rational, also published by SUNY Press.

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