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being-for-itself

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NounEdit

being-for-itself (uncountable)

  1. The nihilation of being-in-itself
  2. Consciousness conceived as a lack of being, a desire for being, a relation to being.
  3. The origin of negation and destruction.

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Taken from: The Hazel Barnes translation of Being and Nothingness. Key to special Terminology Co. 1984 Philosophical Library, Inc.