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Discussing truth via Heidegger in connection with dynamic thinking in Goethe and Bortoft. Truth as letting beings be vs correspondence theory.

Thinkers/Authors Quoted or Cited: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Martin Heidegger, Henri Bortoft

Others mentioned in passing: Thomas Aquinas, Meister Eckhart, William Blake, Luke Howard, Bernt Capra, Fritjof Capra, Thomas Kuhn

Concepts: Dynamic thinking, Correspondence Theory of Truth vs The Essence of Truth as Unconcealment (aletheia / ἀλήθεια ), Heidegger’s Fourfold (das Geviert)

Works Cited/Mentioned:
Vom Wesen der Wahrheit / On the Essence of Truth (Heidegger)

Taking Appearance Seriously (Bortoft)

Howards Ehrengedächtnis (Goethe)

English version of poem described and contained here

Mindwalk (Bernt Capra)

The Turning Point (Fritjof Capra)

Additional relevant clips and links:
John Heard reciting English translation of Pablo Neruda’s “Los Enigmas” from Mindwalk

Link to lecture regarding Heidegger’s On the Essence of Truth

 

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