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being-in-the-world

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(In-der-Welt-sein) is, for Heidegger, the ‘determining character’ or ‘basic state’ of Dasein (the kind of being which humans have). The hyphens signal that it is a ‘unitary phenomenon’, for...

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Being in the World

Fred Dallmayr.

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 256 pages.

In Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis, noted political theorist Fred Dallmayr explores the world’s transition from a traditional Westphalian system of states to today’s...

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Being-in-the-world

Emma Simone.

in Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 15425 words.

In Chapter 1 a comprehensive overview of the Heideggerian understanding of Being-in-the-world is presented, placing particular emphasis upon the ways in which this notion relates to Woolf’s...

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Being in the World

Fred Dallmayr.

in Being in the World

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 5399 words.

This chapter delves into recessed philosophical underpinnings of globalization and the on-going turn toward worldhood. The chapter takes its departure from a famous phrase used by the...

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Being in the World

Joseph Raz.

in From Normativity to Responsibility

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 15236 words.

We actively engage with the world through our actions. Among them those for which we are responsible hold a special place. They constitute our engagement with the world as rational agents,...

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Exploring Our Being in the World

Jeffrey T. Kiehl.

in Facing Climate Change

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Climate Change. 4416 words.

A description how we relate to our lived-world through the lens of phenomenology. An exploration of how our being in the world is related to climate change.

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being-in-the-world

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(In-der-Welt-sein) is, for Heidegger, the ‘determining character’ or ‘basic state’ of Dasein (the kind of being which humans have). The hyphens signal that it is a ‘unitary phenomenon’, for...

See overview in Oxford Index

Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world

Emma Simone.

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 264 pages.

Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world: A Heideggerian Study explores Woolf’s treatment of the relationship between self and world from a phenomenological-existential...

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Being-in-the-World and Schizophrenia

Elizabeth Grosz.

in Psychology and the Other

September 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology; Social Psychology. 8220 words.

Phenomenological models of schizophrenia differ according to conceptions of disorder in individual self-experience. Phenomenologists hold that the self is an activity that is always in...

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Being-in-the-World and Truth Revisited

Denis McManus.

in Heidegger and the Measure of Truth

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 11131 words.

This chapter makes explicit how Chapter 6's reflections shed light on Heidegger's notion of ‘Being-in-the-world’ and his remarks on truth. Among the worries that the chapter addresses are...

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Being in the world: neuroscience and the ethical agent

Laurie Zoloth.

in Neuroethics

April 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 7500 words.

This chapter summarizes several classic arguments about consciousness and the nature of the mind (Descartes, Russell, Parfit, Skinner, Armstrong, Nagel, Dewey, James, Searle, and Koch). It...

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