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Second, the exotic techniques of the poet and prophet have as much claim as familiar linear reasoning to be regarded as argument once all these techniques – the conventional and the unconventional – are seen as examples of the procedure of setting one case beside another, of reflective argument by the presentation of parallel cases. The issue here is not the adequacy of words as such. It is not a matter of poetry and philosophy resorting to paradox and metaphor to overcome the inadequacies of words.
The third kind: Brute beauty and valour and act, oh, air, pride, plume, here Buckle! AND the fire that breaks from thee then, a billion Times told lovelier, more dangerous, O my chevalier! How might we characterize the workings of this third kind of presentation of the universal, the achievement of which counts as performing an ontological function? ”9 Heidegger confronts the problem of reference head-on by accepting that the relation of artworks to being indeed is not “reference”; he construes it instead as “unconcealing”: The world is the self-disclosing openness of the broad paths of the simple and essential decisions in the destiny of a historical people.
Friedrich Nietzsche, I translate from the authoritative 15-volume critical scholarly collection of Nietzsche’s work, edited by G. Colli and M. Montinari (Berlin: de Gruyter, 1999). See “Schopenhauer als Erzieher” (§1), vol. 1, 340; “Über Wahrheit und Luege im aussermoralischen Sinne,” vol. 1, 877; Ecce Homo, vol 6, 293. I translate from J. W. , Goethes Werke (Christian Wegner Verlag: Hamburg, 1966), vol. 12, 413; and Zur Naturwissenschaft im Allgemeinen, in Trunz, Goethes Werke, vol. 13, 38. Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography and Other Writings (London: Penguin, 1986), 90–100.