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The Fate of PlaceA Philosophical History$
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Edward S. Casey

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780520276031

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520276031.001.0001

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Proceeding to Place by Indirection

Proceeding to Place by Indirection


(p.243) 11 Proceeding to Place by Indirection
The Fate of Place

Edward S. Casey

University of California Press

This chapter examines Heidegger’s thoughts about place. It argues that Heidegger gets back into place not as “the first of all things” to be considered, or in reactive flight before infinite space, but by indirection: by travelling through diverse “forest paths” (Holzwege), as he liked to put it.

Keywords:   place, space, indirection, forest paths

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