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Biography - Martin Heidegger:

German philosopher.
Born: 1889 - Died: 1976
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Why are there beings at all, and why not rather nothing? That is the question.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Warum ist ├╝berhaupt Seiendes und nicht vielmehr Nichts? Das ist die Frage.

French
Pourquoi y a-t-il quelque chose plut├┤t que rien ? Telle est la question.




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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.





If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.





There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.





Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.





And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?





When I had all the answers, the questions changed.











Quotes

Martin Heidegger also said...


Language is the house of the truth of Being.





Man is the shepherd of Being.





Science does not think and cannot think; indeed, that is what constitutes its chance, that which secures its own way of proceeding.





Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.





Time is not a thing, thus nothing which is, and yet it remains constant in its passing away without being something temporal like the beings in time.





To dwell is to garden.












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