“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Saturday, July 21, 2012

The Nonhuman in Heidegger

Two or three striking passages in the Beiträge were about the perils of being “human.” Very suggestive. I'm going to chew these a bit and talk about them.

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