In the first part of the paper the author presents Eugen Fink's analysis of the phenomenon of death, using meditation (considered as a kind of meta-phenomenology) and the reduction method. He investigates the problem of an appropriate phenomenological method (concerning the possibility of making an intersubjective reduction) and the problem of the phenomenon in question - it is initially very puzzling how a description of death could ever be possible, as it constitutes a limit situation and doesn't belong to the realm of life. Trying to preserve the intersubjectivity of experience Fink distinguishes two perspectives: my own death and somebody else's death, and makes the corresponding distinction between existence and coexistence. In the second part of the paper death is being considered as entangled in other phenomena of being: work (men's attitude to things) and reign (which is an interpersonal relation). Finally, these two phenomena are described in different models of associations with phenomena of power, politics and death.
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