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Martin Heidegger

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Being and time determine each other reciprocally, but in such a manner that neither can the former - Being - be addressed as something temporal nor can the latter - time - be addressed as a being.

— Martin Heidegger

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But every historical statement and legitimization itself moves within a certain relation to history.

— Martin Heidegger

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Language is the house of the truth of Being.

— Martin Heidegger

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The German language speaks Being, while all the others merely speak of Being.

— Martin Heidegger

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Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.

— Martin Heidegger

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True time is four-dimensional.

— Martin Heidegger


The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.

— Martin Heidegger

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The human being is not the lord of beings, but the shepherd of Being.

— Martin Heidegger

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The human body is essentially something other than an animal organism.

— Martin Heidegger

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Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation.

— Martin Heidegger

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"one who runs along with" but the equivalent meaning in English is closer to "bandwagon effect" or "herd instinct" standing for the notion that people often do and believe things merely because many other people do and believe the same things) of National Socialism and no punitive measures against him were proposed. Within philosophy it played a crucial role in the development of existentialism hermeneutics deconstructionism postmodernism and continental philosophy in general. One crucial source of this insight was Heidegger's reading of Franz Brentano's treatise on Aristotle's manifold uses of the word "being" a work which provoked Heidegger to ask what kind of unity underlies this multiplicity of uses.

As a solution to this condition Heidegger advocated a return to the practical being in the world allowing it to reveal or "unconceal" itself as concealment. Finding ourselves "always already" fallen in a world of presuppositions we lose touch with what being was before its truth became "muddled". Writing extensively on Nietzsche in his later career and offering a "phenomenological critique of Kant" in his Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics Heidegger is known for his post-Kantian philosophy.

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