Epistemology, Archaeology, Ethics

Epistemology, Archaeology, Ethics : Current Investigations of Husserl's Corpus

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Exploring the latest research in Husserl Studies, this collection presents fifteen new essays on key topics in the field from an international team of writers. "Epistemology, Archaeology, Ethics: Current Investigations of Husserl's Corpus" presents fifteen original essays by an international team of expert contributors that together represent a cross-section of Husserl Studies today. The collection manifests the extent to which single themes in Husserl's corpus cannot be isolated, but must be considered in relation to their overlap with each other. Many of the accepted views of Husserl's philosophy are currently in a state of flux, with positions that once seemed incontestable now finding themselves relegated to the status of one particular school of thought among several. Among all the new trends and approaches, this volume offers a representative sample of how Husserlian research should be conducted given the current state of the corpus.
The book is divided into four parts, each dedicated to an area of Husserl Studies that is currently gaining prominence: Husserlian epistemology; his views on intentionality; the archaeology of constitution; and, ethics, a relatively recent field of study in phenomenology.
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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22.86mm | 521.63g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 144110691X
  • 9781441106919

Table of contents

Introduction; Part I: Toward a Broadened Epistemology; 1. Epistemic Justification and Husserl's 'Phenomenology of Reason' in Ideas I, Carlos Sanchez (San Jose State University, USA); 2. A Defense of Husserl's Method of Free Variation, David Kasmier (independent scholar); 3. The Body as Noematic Bridge Between Nature and Culture, Luis Rabanaque (Universidad Catolica Argentina); 4. The Partial Re-Enchantment of Nature in Husserl and Merleau-Ponty, Daniel Dwyer (Xavier University, USA); 5. Transcendental Subjectivity, Embodied Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity in Husserl's Transcendental Idealism, Arun Iyer (Marquette University, USA); Part II: New Types of Intentionality; 6. Picturing Phenomena: A Phenomenology of Photography, Victor Biceaga (Nipissing University, Canada); 7. The Photographic Attitude: Barthes with Husserl, Christian Lotz (Michigan State University, USA); 8. The Constitution of Events in Husserlian Phenomenology, Andres Colapinto (SUNY Stony Brook, USA); Part III: Toward an Archaeology of Constitution; 9. Aporetic Approach to Husserl's Reflections on Time, John Anders (University of Las Vegas, USA); 10. Protention as More Than Inverse Retention, Neal DeRoo (Boston College, USA); 11. The Worldhood of the Perceptual Environing World, Adam Konopka (Fordham University, USA); 12. The Constitutive and Reconstructive Building-up of Horizons, Roberto Walton (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina); Part IV: Ethics and Philosophical Life; 13. Husserl and Heidegger on the Transcendental Homelessness of Philosophy, Dermot Moran (University College Dublin, Ireland); 14. Husserl's Critique of Kant's Categorical Imperative, Sonja Rinofner-Kreidl (Universitat Graz, Austria); 14. Reducing Rawls: Husserl and Contemporary Political Philosophy, Margaret Steele (Marquette University, USA); Bibliography; Index.
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"The essays in this volume provide strong evidence for the vitality of the resurgence of interest in Husserl's phenomenology now underway, and attest to its relevance for a wide array of themes, both internal to the phenomenological project broadly conceived as well as in its intersection with other contemporary approaches to philosophy." - Burt Hopkins, Seattle University, USA
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About Pol Vandevelde

Pol Vandevelde is Professor of Philosophy at Marquette University, USA. His previous publications include Etre et Discours: La question du langage dans l'itineraire de Heidegger (1927-1938) (Academie Royale de Belgique, 1994) and The Task of the Interpreter: Text, Meaning, and Negotiation (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005). Sebastian Luft is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Marquette University, USA. His previous publications include Phanomenologie der Phanomenologie: Systematik und Methodologie der Phanomenologie in der Auseinandersetzung zwischen Husserl und Fink (Kluwer, 2002).
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