To be is to exist physically
To be is all about entities and their properties
To be has been focused on too much in philosophy
It has been misunderstood by western philosophy since the time of Plato
Heidegger agrees with Kant and Kierkegaard that a person is a subject
Heidegger agrees with Kierkegaard that a person can be an object
Heidegger says that Kant and Hegel miss the ontological character of Dasein’s Being
Heidegger says that Kierkegaard’s idea of Self as a task is incorrect
Like Camus, he believed that accepting one’s condition of absurdity, however limiting it may be, is itself liberating.
Like Sartre, his version of existentialism overcomes Cartesian dualism.
He states that anxiety individualizes Dasein.
He states that, from anxiety, Dasein must choose between authenticity and inauthenticity.
Dasein understands essence as being the sole function of Being
Dasein has a pre-ontological understanding of Being as part of its essence
Dasein and Being can only be understood through Plato’s methods of searching for truth
Dasein and Being have no relation to one another
Understanding our natural place in the world which results in peace of mind and with the world.
Understanding time and presencing which results in understanding our place in the world.
Coming to accept ourselves and others as a Being which results in socially beneficial actions.
The event where one comes to self-actualizing which results in them becoming masters of the world.
1) Watch and observe the “average everydayness” of the Dasein. 2) Ask what it would be for the Dasein to exist and understand itself authentically.
1) Watch and observe the “average everydayness” of the Dasein 2) Determine why the Dasein lives in such a way
1) Observe the development of the Dasein by itself, as its own entity 2) Determine why the Dasein develops in that manner.
1) Analyze the how the Dasein comes to acknowledge its Being 2) Ask what it would be for the Dasein to exist and understand itself authentically
To understand God.
To understand themselves.
To understand the meaning of being.
To understand if there was other life in the universe.
Being out of the world.
Engaging with entities encountering things that are not of this world.
Being behind all possibilities.
The ontological structure that makes everyday concerns for projects possible.