Heidegger and the Measure of Truth

Oxford University Press (2012)
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Abstract

Denis McManus presents a novel account of Martin Heidegger's early vision of our subjectivity and the world we inhabit. He explores key elements of Heidegger's philosophy, and argues that Heidegger's central claims identify genuine demands that must be met if we are to achieve the feat of thinking determinate thoughts about the world around us

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Chapters

‘Constitution’ and the Categories

This chapter explores how Heidegger's reflections on ‘constitution’ bear on some more familiar philosophical issues, including a long-standing tradition of concern with ‘the categories’. The chapter discusses, in particular, the question of how ‘the categories of thought’ and the ‘categori... see more

Metaphilosophical Issues and Further Questions

Previous chapters provide a sense of why Heidegger claims that assertion ‘has not a primary cognitive function but only a secondary one’; but they also cast doubt on an important construal of Heidegger's repeated depiction of assertions as ‘secondary’ in the activity of the philosopher too... see more

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Denis McManus
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