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Single Idea 22222

[catalogued under 15. Nature of Minds / A. Nature of Mind / 4. Other Minds / c. Knowing other minds]

Full Idea

The world is a world shared with others, so that far from being a solipsistic ego ...Dasein finds itself already amongst others.

Gist of Idea

Dasein finds itself already amongst others


report of Martin Heidegger (Being and Time [1927]) by John D. Caputo - Heidegger p.226

Book Reference

'A Companion to Continental Philosophy', ed/tr. Critchley,S/Schroeder,W [Blackwell 1999], p.226

A Reaction

Phenomenologists don't seem bothered about the problem of knowing other minds. If you take something for granted, it ceases to be a problem to be solved!