3Further outline of the phenomenon of whoness

Die Frage, wer der Mensch ist [...] läßt sich im Bereich der überlieferten Metaphysik, die wesentlich ‚Physik‘ bleibt, nicht zureichend fragen.

Martin Heidegger Einführung in die Metaphysik S. 107

The question concerning who the human being is [...] cannot be adequately asked within the domain of traditional metaphysics, which remains essentially ‘physics’.

A first, very rudimentary outline of the phenomenon of whoness24 has already been sketched in the preceding chapter. Human beings show themselves off at first and for the most part in the look of their usual occupations as which they present themselves to each other within the openness of being. This outline now has to be fleshed out successively ...

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