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By Frank Chouraqui

Friedrich Nietzsche and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Chouraqui argues, are associated via how they conceive the query of fact. even though either thinkers criticize the conventional thought of fact as objectivity, they either locate that rejecting it doesn't resolve the matter. what's it in our typical life that gave upward thrust to the proposal of truth?

The resolution to that question is threefold. First, Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty either suggest a family tree of “truth” during which to exist capability to make implicit fact claims. moment, either search to get better the preobjective flooring from which fact as an faulty idea arose. eventually, this test at restoration leads either thinkers to ontological concerns relating to how we needs to conceive of a being whose constitution permits the life of the idea truthfully. In end, Chouraqui means that either thinkers’ investigations of the query of fact cause them to conceive of being because the technique of self-falsification during which indeterminate being provides itself as determinate.

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