being-for-others

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Noun[edit]

being-for-others (uncountable)

  1. The third ekstasis of the being-for-itself
  2. A new dimension of being in which my self exists outside as an object for others
  3. The For-itself involves a perpetual conflict as each For-itself seeks to recover its own Being by directly or indirectly making an object out of The other.

References[edit]

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