Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(German, existence, being there)

Being in the world, characterized by Heidegger in terms of affective relationships with surrounding people and objects. This primary mode of being is falsely split, in the Cartesian tradition, into a self-contained inner world and an independent outer world, bearing only problematic relations to one another. See authenticity.

Subjects: Philosophy.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.