Phenomenology of Intersubjectivity and Values in Edmund Husserl

Phenomenology of Intersubjectivity and Values in Edmund Husserl

by Susi Ferrarello (Editor)


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Phenomenology of Intersubjectivity and Values in Edmund Husserl by Susi Ferrarello

This book provides an analysis of values within the Husserlian phenomenological context. The authors included here answer the following questions: What are the lived-meanings of values and ethics from Husserl's phenomenological perspective? How does society constitute its own life-word? What is an ethical reduction? How can we describe values as intentional objects? How does Husserl conceive the paradigm of a practical life? What is the essential structure of the experience of evaluation, or of valuing an object of perception? What is the experience of altruism? The book is divided into two parts: in the first part, Husserl's phenomenology is argued as a method to describe pure intersubjective values which impact on our social and individual life; in the second part, Husserl's ethical writings are used to discuss the issue of values themselves as practical objects. This volume sheds light on the open issue of value and practical experience beyond the common dichotomy between a positivistic and deontological perspective. In this sense, this book offers a third phenomenological way to expound this heated issue.

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ISBN-13: 9781443854481
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date: 02/15/2014
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Susi Ferrarello received her PhD at the Universite de Paris La Sorbonne, and currently teaches at Loyola University and Saybrook University. A specialist in Husserl's phenomenological philosophy, her research focuses primarily on the ethical dimensions of Husserl's work. She has authored scholarly publications in Italian, French, Spanish and English including the book Il Progetto Etico e l'Idea di Scienza, an examination of Husserl's ethics. She is currently working on the volume on Practical Intentionality for Bloomsbury press.

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