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[catalogued under 2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 2. Logos]

Full Idea

Heidegger concludes that 'logos' essentially means 'making something manifest'.

Gist of Idea

'Logos' really means 'making something manifest'


report of Martin Heidegger (Being and Time [1927], 56/33) by Richard Polt - Heidegger: an introduction 3.7

Book Reference

Polt,Richard: 'Heidegger: an introduction' [Routledge 2003], p.39

A Reaction

It would at least seem to involve revealing the truth of something, though truth doesn't seem to be central to Heidegger's thought. 'Logos' is often translated as 'an account', as well as a 'reason', so Heidegger may be right.