Existential Dimensions

Ludwig Binswanger (18811966) describes three dimensions to which human existence relates to: Umwelt, Mitwelt and Eigenwelt. Emmy van Deurzen (* 1951) adds the fourth dimension, the Überwelt, because this is where the transcendent side of existence is revealed. With the existential dimensions, we have an important model to better understand people in their existence. I. Read »