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Three: The Enigma of Manifestation (Figuration in Heidegger)

Gabriel Riera

in Intrigues

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print February 2006 | ISBN: 9780823226719
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235315 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823226719.003.0004
Three: The Enigma of Manifestation (Figuration in Heidegger)

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This chapter examines the concept of figuration and the enigma of manifestation in the works of Martin Heidegger. It states that Heidegger's detour through Friedrich's poetry has left the project of “overcoming of aesthetics” in disarray and opened the path to a “step back” from metaphysics and a radical redefinition of language. Despite this Heidegger's thought should not be considered a poetic thinking nor a conceptual retranslation of poetry's findings.

Keywords: Martin Heidegger; figuration; manifestation; poetry; aesthetics; metaphysics; language

Chapter.  11954 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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