Truth, Errancy, and Bodily Dispositions in Heidegger’s Thought

  • Daniela Vallega-NeuEmail author
Part of the Philosophers in Depth book series (PID)


Beginning with a discussion of truth and errancy and how these relate to Heidegger’s differentiation between grounding attunements and non-grounding attunements, the essay subsequently brings into discussion the role of the lived body. In order to mark a difference between, on the one hand, fundamental attunements that are disclosive of being and non-being as such and, on the other hand, attunements in so far as they relate to specific things or events and involve our body, the latter are addressed as bodily dispositions. The last part of the essay puts into question that very distinction and suggests that even when it comes to fundamental attunements, these occur through or with bodily dispositions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of OregonEugeneUSA

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