What is World?—Heidegger →
As it turns out, a lot can happen in being bored—for Heidegger, at least. In Part II of theFundamental Concepts of Metaphysics, Heidegger begins his elucidation of human existence with the topic of boredom. Phenomenologically speaking, boredom is the state of being such that one’s time feels lengthened. This sense is captured in the German word, Langeweile, literally a “long while.” Being...
Hope—the vision of perfectibility—was distilled out of the nightmare of...– Polyani, The Great Transformation
This is where we are driven in our homesickness: to being as a whole. Our very...– Heidegger, The Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics
Surely I am not the now? Perhaps I am, though, in a certain way. Saying...– Heidegger, The Basic Problems of Phenomenology