Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology: An Introduction to Phenomenological Philosophy

Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology: An Introduction to Phenomenological Philosophy

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by Edmund Husserl
     
 

The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, Husserl's last great work, is important both for its content and for the influence it has had on other philosophers. In this book, which remained unfinished at his death, Husserl attempts to forge a union between phenomenology and existentialism.See more details below

Overview

The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, Husserl's last great work, is important both for its content and for the influence it has had on other philosophers. In this book, which remained unfinished at his death, Husserl attempts to forge a union between phenomenology and existentialism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810104587
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1970
Series:
SPEP Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
405
Sales rank:
594,808
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Edmund Husserl, born in Moravia in 1859, was educated in Vienna and Berlin in mathematics and the physical sciences. Beginning in 1884, he decided to devote himself to philosophy. He later held professorships at the Universities of Halle, Göttingen, and Freiburg until his retirement in 1928. He died in 1938. Among his many published works is Experience and Judgment, also available from Northwestern University Press.

Table of Contents

Translator's Introduction

Part I. The Crisis of the Sciences as Expression of the Radical Life-Crisis of European Humanity
Part II. Clarification of the Origin of the Modern Opposition between Physicalistic Objectivism and Transcendental Subjectivism
Part III. The Clarification of the Transcendental Problem and the Related Function of Psychology
              A. The Way into Phenomenological Transcendental Philosophy by Inquiring back from the Pregiven Life-World
Part III   B. The Way into Phenomenological Transcendental Philosophy from Psychology

Appendixes
     A. The Vienna Lecture
I. Philosophy and the Crisis of European Humanity
     B. Supplementary Texts
II. Idealization and the Science of Reality—The Mathematization of Nature
III. The Attitude of Natural Science and the Attitude of Humanistic Science, Naturalism, Dualism and Psychophysical Psychology
IV. Philosophy as Mankind's Self-Reflection; the Self-Realization of Reason
V. [Objectivity and the World fo Experience]
VI. [The Origin of Geometry]
VII. [The Life-World and the World of Science]
VIII. Fink's Appendix on the Problem of the "Unconscious"\
IX. Denial of Scientific Philosophy. Necessity of Reflection. The Reflection [Must Be] Historical. How Is History Required?
X. Fink's Outline for the Continuation of the Crisis

Index

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