Being, Continued

Friday, 19 March 2010, 22:09 | Category : Uncategorized
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The conversation on being is getting interesting. This poem of mine from a couple of years ago might show how I like to use the word–playfully, and bringing out its linguistic oddity. Maybe a companion piece to Mary Freeman’s good poem in the comments to the last post. Let Be Weeding, I disturb a bee […]

Being and Heidegger

Tuesday, 16 March 2010, 11:24 | Category : Uncategorized
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I am reading another dissertation on Heidegger–a rather good one, I might add. But I am struck by a disturbing thought about this very influential philosopher. The first concerns the central importance for his philosophy of the word “being” (“Sein” in German). I wonder whether there is such a thing (quality, action, process, event) as […]