A presentation of Herman Dooyeweerd's aspects of temporal reality

Basden, A 2011, 'A presentation of Herman Dooyeweerd's aspects of temporal reality' , International Journal of Multi-aspectual Practice, 1 (1) , pp. 1-40.

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Dooyeweerd's suite of aspects is attracting interest as an aid in analysis, discussion and research, partly because the aspects express the diversity and coherence of meaning and normativity that we experience in everyday reality. Unfortunately, no substantive, systematic discussion of these aspects is available that serves the needs of multi-aspectual practice. This article seeks to provide a starting-point for both those who seek a practical yet substantial understanding of Dooyeweerd's aspects, and those who wish to discuss aspects critically, especially in relation to each other. Each of Dooyeweerd's fifteen aspects is discussed, first facilitating an intuitive grasp of the aspect's meaning and the good possibility that it brings to temporal reality, then more technical discussion that includes a summary of Dooyeweerd's own treatment. Though each aspect is presented separately, Dooyeweerd held that they cannot be separated in reality, so the coherence of aspects is also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aspects, Meaning, Normativity, Multi-aspectual functioning, Diversity and coherence, Dependency, Anticipation and Retrocipation
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Health and Wellbeing
Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Memory, Text and Place
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Schools: Schools > Salford Business School
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Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Multi-aspectual Practice
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: A Basden
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2014 10:22
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2017 04:50
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