Definition of facticity in English:

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Pronunciation: /fakˈtisədē/


The quality or condition of being fact: the facticity of death
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  • Philosophy is an after fact - our facticity, where and how we are, is relevant for it constitutes us and is the condition of possibility of any action, or interpretation as Heidegger puts it.
  • Far from it: mostly, those I have called above core social facts do not shape social existence via the unmistakable facticity of, say, a society's road system.
  • Anguish animates reflection, driving the author deeper into his understanding of the ultimates posed by death's facticity and fueling his rage at a society that debases dying and turns it into a therapeutic event.

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Syllabification: fac·tic·i·ty

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