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[catalogued under 18. Thought / A. Modes of Thought / 3. Emotions]

Full Idea

For Heidegger moods are disclosive; they show us things in a more fundamental way than theoretical propositions ever can. For example, fear reveals something as a threat.

Gist of Idea

Moods are more fundamentally revealing than theories - as when fear reveals a threat

Source

report of Martin Heidegger (Being and Time [1927], 30) by Richard Polt - Heidegger: an introduction 3.30

Book Reference

Polt,Richard: 'Heidegger: an introduction' [Routledge 2003], p.66