publication . Article . 2021

Neither Philosophy nor Theology: The Origin in Heidegger’s Earliest Thought

Erik Kuravsky;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2021 Journal: Open Theology, volume 7, issue 1, pages 180-207 (issn: 2300-6579, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
Abstract “The Origin,” one of Martin Heidegger’s most important notions after 1934, is tightly related to being-historical thinking, and to the peculiar kind of divinity that being-historical thinking indicates. However, the notion of the Origin appears already in Heidegger’s early Freiburg lectures (given between 1919 and 1923), thus placing it among the fundamentals of his early thought. This article argues that Heidegger’s project of fundamental ontology emerges from that early notion of the Origin, preparing the way for its flourishing in his later thinking. Attending to Heidegger’s early notion of the Origin, I suggest, reveals a unique feature of Heidegger...
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free text keywords: origin, fundamental ontology, truth of being, early christianity, aristotle, luther, temporality, Religion (General), BL1-50, Religious studies
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