Places to Find Being

Where does the search for being start? With obvious instances of it: This horse, that man. Where else? with the fact that man names things with an intention of naming what is essential: we don’t call toto a dog because he is small, or because he has at least one ear. Where else? with the principle of contradiction: “all” nothing” “impossible” “is” and “is not”. All these words demonstrate that we come to any discussion already possessing, and even presupposing, a knowledge of all things.

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