Orthotes (Greek: ὀρθότης "rightness") is a Greek philosophy concept which means approximately "an eye's correctness". In Plato's philosophy it is said to be the passage from the physical eyes to the eyes of the intellect.
In his essay, "The End of Philosophy and the Task of Thinking," Heidegger distinguishes "Orthotes" from the similar Pre-Socratic concept, "Aletheia" ("unconcealment"), describing it as "the correctness of representations and statements." 
- "Plato's Doctrine of Truth"
- Heidegger, Martin, and Krell David. Farrell. Basic Writings: from Being and Time (1927) to The Task of Thinking (1964). London: Routledge, 1993. Print.
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