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trying attentively to avoid danger, risk, or error

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heedful of potential consequences


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According to Heidegger (1962), and this relates to his notion of ontological truth as aletheia, or disclosedness, scientific methods for problem-solving are derived from and dependent on basic and original modes of concernful, circumspective coping.
This leveling-off of the primordial 'as' of circumspective interpretation to the 'as' with which presence-at-hand is given a definite character is the specialty of assertion.
The former is the closeness of utensils and equipment that Dasein implements in the circumspective manipulation within-the-world.
Interpretation of the scene reflects the circumspective force of the gaze, while suppressing the answering gaze of the other.
Once an activity becomes habitual--"circumspective"--the only way it can be interrupted is if something "breaks down." When this occurs--the hammer breaks, or the nail bends--one is no longer a mere "user": one is quite suddenly thrust to the fore into an interpretive context (Dreyfus 1993, 72).
Compared to the newly resurrected race-and-economy genre, however, some of the older thinking seems highly circumspective in its use of patchy data, and in how carefully it qualified its conclusions.
He is modest in his desires and his behaviour, accessible in his relations, sensible in his speech, circumspective in his activities, keeping his promises scrupulously.
It does not function; it shatters the circumspective absorption one has with equipment when that equipment functions in its practical capacity.
Yet even if the locus and platea merge even if Hamlet is momentarily a circumspective madman or Ophelia an illuminated madwoman, even if Edgar is sometimes a son of a duke and sometimes "unaccommodated man" (3.
Wittgenstein enhances Heidegger's account of circumspective Auslegung by situating reference within the context of prejustificatory language games, and fills out the hermeneutic-apophantic distinction by showing how rule stating builds upon rule exemplification as a more basic way of following rules.
The ready-to-hand is not grasped theoretically at all, nor is it itself the sort of thing that circumspection takes proximally as a circumspective theme.
Most circumspective writers in a group have that charley horse built in--it's called obsession, momentum, deflection, redistribution or even perhaps inspiration or dramaturgy, playing the game with the process of "publication" as well as with the original "running" discourse of creation.
Heidegger postulated three characteristics of our attuned mood: firstly its disclosing of throwness, which suggests the 'facticity of its being delivered over' (p.135), secondly its disclosing of dasein's being-in-the-world as a whole, and thirdly Befindlichkeit occurs in its circumspective concern (p.176).
(55) If I am right to claim that there is a notion of irreducible, agent-specific knowledge at work in Hegel's account of desire, then we can see that there is a close affinity between this account and Heidegger's account of the agent's circumspective seeing (Umsicht) in relation to the world characterized by "readiness-to-hand" (Zuhandenheit); Martin Heidegger, Sein und Zeit (Tubingen: Max Niemeyer, 1941), 5 Auflage, section 15; translated into English as Being and Time, trans.
This is contrasted with Foucault's and Heidegger's attempt to accept a finite truth due to being's finitude necessitating circumspective concern for Dasein.