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Martin Heidegger

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To think Being itself explicitly requires disregarding Being to the extent that it is only grounded and interpreted in terms of beings and for beings as their ground, as in all metaphysics.

— Martin Heidegger

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Transcendence constitutes selfhood.

— Martin Heidegger

We do not say: Being is, time is, but rather: there is Being and there is time.

— Martin Heidegger

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We still by no means think decisively enough about the essence of action.

— Martin Heidegger

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Whatever can be noted historically can be found within history.

— Martin Heidegger

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When modern physics exerts itself to establish the world's formula, what occurs thereby is this: the being of entities has resolved itself into the method of the totally calculable.

— Martin Heidegger

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Thinking begins only when we have come to know that reason, glorified for centuries, is the stiff-necked adversary of thought.

— Martin Heidegger

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If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life - and only then will I be free to become myself.

— Martin Heidegger

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The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking.

— Martin Heidegger

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Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.

— 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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