By Martin Heidegger
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Contributions to Philosophy (From Enowning), written in 1936-38 and primary released in 1989 as Beiträge zur Philosophie (Vom Ereignis), is Heidegger’s so much ground-breaking paintings after the booklet of Being and Time in 1927. If Being and Time is perceived as undermining sleek metaphysics, Contributions undertakes to reshape the very venture of thinking.
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How is this prefix to be interpreted and translated as a significant element of language? The prefix er- in both words has an impact upon the infinitive that follows it in that this prefix indicates a direction that bringen (bringing) and sehen (seeing) have to take. In the case of bringen this direction gives a specificity to bringen by enhandng and putting forth what this bringen is all about in bringen. In these cases the prefix er- shows that erbringen is other than mere bringen (bringing) and ersehen is other than mere sehen (seeing).
And yet: Whenever a being is, be-ing must sway. But how does be-ing sway? But is a being? From where else does thinking decide here if not according to the truth of be-ing? Thus be-ing can no longer be thought of in the perspective of beings; it must be enthought from within be-ing itself. 6 I. Preview [7-8} At times those founders of the abground must be consumed by the fire of what is deeply sheltered, so that Da-sein becomes possible for humans and thus steadfastness in the midst of beings is rescued-so that in the open of the strife between earth and world beings themselves undergo a restoration.
Thus for Entwerfer we also say •thrower. ~ Having translated entwer[en, Entwurf. Werfer. Entwer[er. and das Entworfene in such a way as to preserve the connection with throwing, we rendered Wurf into English as •throw. ~ Translation of Wurf with throw further determined our rendition of the compounds Gegenwurf and Loswurf. which we translate with counter-throw and free-throw. In the same vein we rendered loswerfen with throwing free. Renditions of Gegenwur[. •6 5. Grund and Related Words The clue to translating words such as Abgrund, Ungrund, Urgrund, griinden, Griinder.