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Thinking: Thinking is a cognitive process that involves mental activities such as reasoning, problem solving, decision making, imagination and conceptualization. These operations enable individuals to process information, make sense of their experiences and interact with the world around them.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Martin Heidegger on Thinking - Dictionary of Arguments

Tugendhat II 47
Thinking/thought/Parmenides: thinking is perspective - such as hearing a sound or seeing a color.
Tugendhat II 57
HeideggerVsParmenides: thinking is not perspective.
>Parmenides, >Thinking
Cardorff II 51
Thinking/Heidegger: Thinking is pointing: not uncovering, not wanting to make present.
>Pointing, >Ostension, >Revelation.
Cardorff II 55
Thoughts/Heidegger/Cardorff: "We never come to a thought. They come to us."
II 56
Thought: Thinking is no means for knowing, thinking draws furrows into the field of being (Acker des Seins").
"Thinking is not an understanding." Thinking is actually: leaving available, taking into consideration. In thinking there is neither method nor theme, but: "The area ..."
>Method, cf. >Method/Gadamer.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Martin Heidegger
Sein und Zeit Tübingen 1993

Tu I
E. Tugendhat
Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Sprachanalytische Philosophie Frankfurt 1976

E. Tugendhat
Philosophische Aufsätze Frankfurt 1992

Hei II
Peter Cardorff
Martin Heidegger Frankfurt/M. 1991

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