temporality

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

temporal +‎ -ity, from Latin temporalitas.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ælɪti

NounEdit

temporality (countable and uncountable, plural temporalities)

  1. The condition of being bounded in time (of being temporal.)
    • 1996 Douwe Tiemersma, Henk Oosterling Time and Temporality in Intercultural Perspective[1]
      "This means 'that all temporality points beyond itself' (Hart 1973, 32)."
    • [1927], 2000 Martin Heidegger Being and Time[2]
      Temporality makes possible the unity of existence, facticity, and falling prey and thus constitutes primordially the totallity of the structure of care.
      Temporality "is" not a being at all. It is not, but rather temporalizes itself. Nevertheless, we still cannot avoid saying that "temporality 'is' the meaning of care," "temporality 'is' determined thus and so."

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