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  • Posted by : Brad Younger

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  • Date posted : Jan 01, 1970


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Heidegger's well-known expression 'the truth of Being,' which dates to the 1930's, has its origins in his work during the 1920s and especially in his elucidations of Aristotle's "Metaphysics". Heidegger's understanding of Being as manifestive and therefore as true, leads him to critique all later philosophical positions on the proper locus of 'truth.' The presentation examines these early issues in his work—but only by way of bringing back into view what has been lost sight of in many contemporary readings of Heidegger, namely, that the core matter of Heidegger's thinking (including his discussion of Ereignis) is the manifestness of Being. Professor Richard Capobianco gave this lecture in September 2011 at Catholic University,? Washington, D.C.

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