Two questions on Heidegger translation conventions

Two questions, and some interesting discussion in the comments, about Heidegger translations. I think Dasein should be kept, and all the nuances teased out in a translator note; and I dislike the capitalisation of nouns in English since it tends to reify or deify them. Nouns in German are capitalised anyway, so that’s a different convention. The biggest problem though, isn’t with the ones Adam Kotsko highlights, it’s Sein as ‘Being’… when it really should simply be ‘being’.

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