For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

References for Theme: Contributions to Philosophy

  • Heidegger, Martin
    • Contributions to Philosophy: From Enowning (1999)
      (p.100) the name machination [Machenschaft] should immediately refer to making [Machen] (ποίησις, τέχνη), which we assuredly know as a human activity. This latter, however, is itself possible precisely only on the grounds of an interpretation of beings in which their makeability comes to the fore, so much so that constancy and presence become the specific determinations of beingness. The fact that something makes itself by itself and consequently is makeable in a corresponding operation: the making itself by itself is the interpretation of φύσις carried out in terms of τέχνη and its outlook on things, in such a way that now...
    • Contributions to Philosophy: From Enowning (1999)
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