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Being and Other Realities

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Book jacket/back: 'Being and Other Realities,' by our greatest living metaphysician, pushes Paul Weiss's philosophy to new subtlety. It moves on two fronts. On one, it further refines the categorial scheme Weiss has been developing over 50 years. On the other, it is a shining example of radical questioning and exploration. This is an important book, especially for philosop ...more
Paperback, 355 pages
Published January 29th 1999 by Open Court
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Alex Lee
Paul Weiss gives an interesting take on Being. He offers a content-level split on the domains of Being as a recognition that we cannot have a "flat" experience since so many facets of human experience today are incompossible, on different levels, that do not meet.

Nonetheless, he carries with himself a strong notion of Kantian transcendentalism as a mark on how to appropriate Rationality and Dunamis. What he calls Dunamis is simply contingency, the actualization of being itself. In a way, I think
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