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The Truth and Identity of a Person and of a People

  • Mary Rose Barral
Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume 31)

Abstract

The question of the truth has always intrigued both philosophers and non-philosophers alike. It is a rather easy thing to ascertain when dealing with evident facts, of events witnessed, but there is another aspect to the truth which is not easily seen: the metaphysical truth of Being and of beings. What is it that constitutes the truth of an entity, its identity; that which constitutes its essence, its real nature, its whatness, its beingness? This is precisely the point at issue; how do we know the essence of an entity?

Keywords

Contemporary Life Easy Thing Intercultural Relation True Spirit Metaphysical Truth 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary Rose Barral
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  1. 1.Gannon UniversityErieUSA

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