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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ISBN-13: 9780810102552
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 01/01/1970
Series: Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Pages: 405

About 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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