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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

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

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

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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Being Nowhere in the World

Kiran Mirchandani.

in Phone Clones

March 2012; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 5667 words.

This chapter examines how cultural cloning is facilitated through time, with particular emphasis on the ways in which customer service agents are required to occupy the same temporal space...

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being-in-the-world

David E. Cooper.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 205 words.

(In-der-Welt-sein) is, for Heidegger, the ‘determining character’ or ‘basic state’ of Dasein (the kind of being which

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The costs of being big in a warmer world

Lisa M. Komoroske.

in Conservation Physiology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Ecology and Conservation. 565 words.

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Why Meaning Is Important to Being in the World

Jeffrey T. Kiehl.

in Facing Climate Change

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Climate Change. 2755 words.

How our sense of meaning relates to our experience of the natural world. An exploration of how our cultural constructs of meaning around perpetual growth are at the root of climate change.

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Review: Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World

Daniel G. Deffenbaugh.

in Journal of the American Academy of Religion

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 0 words.

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Dragged to Market: Being a Profession in the Postmodern World

MERYL ALDRIDGE.

in The British Journal of Social Work

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 0 words.

Under a regime of quasi-markets, UK public sector occupations are having to promote themselves as enterprising and argue their case for a share of public spending. Much of this takes place...

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Embodying Black Ways of Being in the World in the Spatialized Historiography of Postapartheid Literature

Simon Lewis.

in British and African Literature in Transnational Context

May 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 12914 words.

The chapter shifts the focus of the book from the subject of Africans and Africa in British culture to the literature from the deep south and the belated achievement of black majority rule...

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Toward an Understanding of Anlo Forms of Being-in-the-World

Kathryn Linn Geurts.

in Culture and the Senses

January 2003; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 14427 words.

This chapter centers on the aspects of the world that are thematized in Anlo contexts, beginning with a section on the perceptions of their homeland, their migration story, and the ηlƆ of...

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Seeing and Being Seen in the Later Medieval World: Optics, Theology and Religious Life

William J Courtenay.

in The English Historical Review

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 617 words.

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<i>Mind, Reason, and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate</i>, edited by Joseph K. Schear.

Charles Macmillan Urban.

in Mind

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 2310 words.

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