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Martin Heidegger Aristotle’s Metaphysics © 1-3 On the Essence and Actuality of Force Studies in Continental Thought Translated by John Sallis, general editor Walter Brogan and Peter Warnek ——————— Consulting Editors Robert Bernasconi William L. MeBride Rudolf Bernet IN. Mohanty John D. Caputo ‘Mary Rawlinson David Carr Tom Rockmore Edward S. Casey Calvin O. Schrag Hubert L. Dreyfus Charles E. Scott Don Ihde ‘Thomas Sheehan David Farrell Krell Robert Sokolowski Lenore Langsdorf Bruce W. Wilshire Alphonso Lingis David Wood Indiana University Press Bloomington & Indianapolis All rights reserved No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any ‘means, electronic or mechanical, inc Publication meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for I Manufactured inthe United States of America Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976 (Aristotees, Metaphysik, Theta 1-3. English] Metaphysi 123.4 5.00 99.98 97 96 95 B Contents Introduction The Aristotelian Question about the Manifold and Oneness of Being ‘The question concerning S6voits and évépyere, along wit 4uestion of the categories, belongs in the realm of the Bs 3. The equation or the differentiation of beings and being. Being as cone in Parmenides The manifoldness and unity of being Oneness of being—not as genus but as analogy ‘The questionableness of the analogy of being Chapter One Metaphysics @ 1. The Unity of the Essence of asvaqis ord Kivnow, Force Understood as Movement ‘movement of the entire treatise ‘on S6vauits and évépyerce A subgroup of two metaphorical meanings: Sivayiig with regard to the geometrical; Suvor6v and GBGvertov with regard to assertion ‘The guiding meaning of S6vayng Kard xtvnow a) Approaches to the phenomenon of force and a rejection The ways of force 8) Bearance and (prior) resistance. Effect as the being of the things of nature (Leibniz) Contents ) The how which belongs to force The unity of the force of doing and bearing: the ontological Ontie concepts of force and their inner adhesion Force and unforce—the carrying along with of withdrawal ‘The full guiding meaning Chapter Two Metaphysics © 2. The Division of Atvoytc orth Kivnow for the Purpose of Elucidating Its Essence Concerning 260s (conversance) and soul. The di “conversant/without conversance” and “besouled/soulless” ‘The extraordinary relationship of foree and conversance in Sivaqiig wetéeA6y00, in capability 8) Capability necessarily has a realm and contraries that are in that realm ») The capability of producing: Aéyos as innermost frame- work Advts Kart xivmow as capability of the striving soul ‘The inner divisiveness and finitude of Bivaqits weed 6you (Chapter Three Metaphysics © 3. The Actualty of ASvayns Karic Kivnow (or Capability ‘The position and theme of this chapter and its connection to the thesis of the Megarians beginning of Aristotle's confrontation with the Megarians 4) Is the actuality of capability to be found in having or in its enactment? ) The conflict is grounded in the Greek understanding of ac- tuality Being in practice as the actuality of capability. The phenomena of practicing and cessation The act he perceptible and the actuality of the capability of percept 4) The problem of the perceptible and the principle of Pro- tagoras Cont ») The practicing and not-practicing of perception The conclusion of the confrontat Megarians miss the movement of transition which belongs to a capability “Evépyeta xo xtvmaw. The actuality of being capable is co-determined by its essence — to this essence, moreover, belongs its actuality 9's Epilogue sary of German words ssary of Greek words