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  title={The Play of Ethics in Eugen Fink},
  author={Catherine Homan},
  journal={The Journal of Speculative Philosophy},
  pages={287 - 296}
  • Catherine Homan
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Philosophy, Art, Psychology
  • The Journal of Speculative Philosophy
��� Central to Eugen Fink’s distinctive understanding of the context of ethical engagement is his way of thinking about being in the world. From Fink’s perspective we can see that Western metaphysics, and contemporary philosophical ethics, has forgotten the world. In its attempt to achieve objectivity, metaphysics has sought a vantage point that could be a view from nowhere. If the world is remembered, it is misconstrued to be a mere frame or container for objects and experiences. This has led… 



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