Phenomenological Elucidations Carried Out by Constructing a Phenomenological Language

  • Erkut Sezgin
Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume CXXI)


This paper is about what is actually being touched, with its power of transforming awareness, by the deconstructive tracking and clearing, by the animation of auto-hetero affective movement, of the internal manifestation co-signifying the background, and the spontaneous manifestation of which is animated by Wittgenstein’s “inventive” “inceptual” thought experiments by constructing a phenomenological language. Thereby, we are allowed to track the structuring of the intentional forms of expressions of our truth beliefs and certainties to the point of uncovering their hidden confusions as confusions resulting from a missing sense of awareness of the internal co-signifying connections of the verbal event. Recovering, and appropriating, the freedom of this new sense of awareness, goes hand in hand, by appropriate tracking and experimenting, with the recognition of the internal co-signifying connections of the “verbal event” as Heidegger calls it. The elucidation of the “manifest in the event with its internal connections” is carried out by Wittgenstein by constructing a phenomenological language applying the principle of recognition of what is essential and inessential in our language if it is to represent. This practice also clarifies what remains unclear when using terms such as “verbal event,” “clearing,” “opening of the site” and related terms coined by Heidegger to thematize the central problem.


Auto-hetero affective movement İnternal vs. external connections Transversal vs. longitudunal movements Proto-phenomenon of expression Verbal event Deconstructive elucidation of the structure of intentional self experience Clearing and opening of the site Appropriative response Co-signifying manifestation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erkut Sezgin
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  1. 1.Independent scholarAtaköy, IstanbulTurkey

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