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Unformatted text preview: PHL March 25, 2010 Heidegger, Being and Time (1927) Basic Philosophical Commitments - existential phenomenology - ontological (concerned with Being - question of the meaning of being) vs. ontic (all of science and most of philosophy - concerned with speciFc beings) investigation - critique of metaphysics of presence Basic features of theory - thrownness - wonder - distinct from mere curiosity (ontic), wonder is being awestruck by the fact of being, wonder is broken science - Dasein = there/ Being-towards-death (the awareness that we have - be aware of death - death as a horizon of our being) - Angst = anxiety (confront the fact of our own death) - Langweile = boredom (our anxiety generates boredom) Consequences - Sorge - care (we understand our horizon of death as a horizon of care - the things and people that I care about, if you confront your mortality you can see how important it is to care for the things that matter to me) - authentic vs. inauthentic (everydayness - all of the taken for granted stuff that we deal with - authentic vs....
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