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History of the concept of time : prolegomena

Author: Martin Heidegger
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1992.
Series: A Midland book, MB 717; Studies in phenomenology and existential philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Midland book edView all editions and formats

Embarks upon a provisional description of what author calls "Dasein," the field in which both being and time become manifest. This title analyzes Dasein in its everydayness in a deepening sequence of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Heidegger
ISBN: 0253207177 9780253207173 025332730X 9780253327307
OCLC Number: 26939274
Notes: Translation of: Prolegomena zur Geschichte de Zeitbegriffs.

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Includes bibliographical references.
Description: xiv, 329 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The Theme and Method of the Lecture Course --
Nature and history as domains of objects for the sciences --
Prolegomena to a phenomenology of history and nature under the guidance of the history of the concept of time --
Outline of the lecture course --
PRELIMINARY PART. The Sense and Task of Phenomenological Research --
Chapter One. Emergence and Initial Breakthrough of Phenomenological Research --
The situation of philosophy in the second half of the 19th century. Philosophy and the sciences --
Chapter Two. The Fundamental Discoveries of Phenomenology, Its Principle, and the Clarification of Its Name --
Intentionality --
Categorial intuition --
The original sense of the apriori --
The principle of phenomenology --
Clarification of the name 'phenomenology' --
Chapter Three. The Early Development of Phenomenological Research and the Necessity of a Radical Reflection in and from Itself --
Elaboration of the thematic field: the fundamental determination of intentionality --
Immanent critique of phenomenological research: critical discussion of the four determinations of pure consciousness --
Exposition of the neglect of the question of the being of the intentional as the basic field of phenomenological research --
Exposition of the neglect of the question of the sense of being itself and of the being of man in phenomenology --
MAIN PART. Analysis of the Phenomenon of Time and Derivation of the Concept of Time --
FIRST DIVISION. Preparatory Description of the Field in Which the Phenomenon of Time Becomes Manifest --
Chapter One. The Phenomenology That Is Grounded in the Question of Being --
Exposition of the question of being from the radically understood sense of the phenomenological principle --
Chapter Two. Elaboration of the Question of Being in Terms of an Initial Explication of Dasein --
Emergence of the question of being from an indeterminate preunderstanding of Dasein --
question of being and understanding of being --
Interrogative structure of the question of being --
Correlation of the question of being and the questioning entity (Dasein) --
Chapter Three. The Most Immediate Explication of Dasein Starting from its Everydayness. The Basic Constitution of Dasein as Being-in-the-World --
Acquisition of the fundamental structures of the basic constitution of Dasein --
The basic constitution of Dasein as being-in-the-world. The in-being of Dasein and the being-in of things on hand --
Knowing as a derivative mode of the in-being of Dasein --
Worldhood of the world --
How the tradition passed over the question of the worldhood of the world. Descartes as an example --
Positive exposition of the basic structure of the worldhood of the world --
Internal structuring of the question of the reality of the external world --
Spatiality of the world --
The 'who' of being-in-the-world --
Chapter Four. A More Original Explication of In-Being: The Being of Dasein as Care --
In-being and care --
an outline --
The phenomenon of discoveredness --
Falling as a basic movement of Dasein --
The structure of uncanniness --
Care as the being of Dasein --
SECOND DIVISION. The Exposition of Time Itself --
The result and the task of the fundamental analysis of Dasein: elaboration of the question of being itself --
Necessity for the thematic development of the phenomenological interpretation of Dasein as a whole. The phenomenon of death --
Phenomenological interpretation of death as a phenomenon of Dasein --
The phenomenon of willing to have a conscience and of being guilty --
Time as the being in which Dasein can be its totality.
Series Title: A Midland book, MB 717; Studies in phenomenology and existential philosophy.
Other Titles: Prolegomena zur Geschichte des Zeitbegriffs.
Responsibility: Martin Heidegger ; translated by Theodore Kisiel.
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