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Poiesis and Praxis in Fundamental Ontology

Poiesis and Praxis in Fundamental Ontology 137 Poiesis and Praxis in Fundamental Ontology JACQUES TAMINIAUX Université de Louvain '0 bi PCOG 1tQa.ŠLÇ, ov 1tOLTjaLÇ IUTLV (Aristotle, Polit., 1254a) , INTRODUCTION The topic of my paper is Poièsis and Praxis in Heidegger's fundamental ontology. In the Greek language, the verb noiEiv and the noun no?rlat5 signify the activity which is called in English making or producing, whereas the verb 7tQdTTELV and the noun 7EQCc?Lg signify the activity that in English is called doing or acting. In Greek, noLEiv as an activity of making seems to be more concerned with things than with people, whereas nQ6L-ITELv as doing or acting seems to be more concerned with people than with things. As far as we know, the distinction seems to have played a decisive role in the way the Greeks of the n6Xig conceived of the excellence of their way of living compared to the life of the barbarians. In their view, the barbarians either-and this is the worst case-spent their existence immersed in the eternal return of life and under the yoke of its necessity, like all animals, ' or-and this is the best case-they reached high achievements in the activity of making or producing all http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in Phenomenology Brill

Poiesis and Praxis in Fundamental Ontology

Research in Phenomenology , Volume 17 (1): 137 – Jan 1, 1987

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© 1987 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0085-5553
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137 Poiesis and Praxis in Fundamental Ontology JACQUES TAMINIAUX Université de Louvain '0 bi PCOG 1tQa.ŠLÇ, ov 1tOLTjaLÇ IUTLV (Aristotle, Polit., 1254a) , INTRODUCTION The topic of my paper is Poièsis and Praxis in Heidegger's fundamental ontology. In the Greek language, the verb noiEiv and the noun no?rlat5 signify the activity which is called in English making or producing, whereas the verb 7tQdTTELV and the noun 7EQCc?Lg signify the activity that in English is called doing or acting. In Greek, noLEiv as an activity of making seems to be more concerned with things than with people, whereas nQ6L-ITELv as doing or acting seems to be more concerned with people than with things. As far as we know, the distinction seems to have played a decisive role in the way the Greeks of the n6Xig conceived of the excellence of their way of living compared to the life of the barbarians. In their view, the barbarians either-and this is the worst case-spent their existence immersed in the eternal return of life and under the yoke of its necessity, like all animals, ' or-and this is the best case-they reached high achievements in the activity of making or producing all

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Research in PhenomenologyBrill

Published: Jan 1, 1987

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