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A Footnote in the History of Φυσις

A Footnote in the History of Φυσις <jats:sec><jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Based on Merleau-Ponty's description of nature as that on which we ultimately rely, this essay cultivates the thought that this description also fits an idea of God and therefore of Deus sive Natura. Guided by an outline for a phenomenology of climbing, it is argued that what Heidegger calls readiness to hand presupposes readiness-to-foot (Zufussenheit). The latter gives ground for gratitude not only because it gives ground for enjoyment as gratification, but because it also gives ground for joy understood as a grace, grace understood as having its ground in Natura.</jats:p> </jats:sec> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in Phenomenology Brill

A Footnote in the History of Φυσις

Research in Phenomenology , Volume 31 (1): 39 – Jan 1, 2001

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Brill
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© 2001 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0085-5553
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1569-1640
DOI
10.1163/15691640160048559
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Abstract

<jats:sec><jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Based on Merleau-Ponty's description of nature as that on which we ultimately rely, this essay cultivates the thought that this description also fits an idea of God and therefore of Deus sive Natura. Guided by an outline for a phenomenology of climbing, it is argued that what Heidegger calls readiness to hand presupposes readiness-to-foot (Zufussenheit). The latter gives ground for gratitude not only because it gives ground for enjoyment as gratification, but because it also gives ground for joy understood as a grace, grace understood as having its ground in Natura.</jats:p> </jats:sec>

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Research in PhenomenologyBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2001

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