The Essential Husserl

The Essential Husserl : Basic Writings in Transcendental Phenomenology

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The Essential Husserl, the first anthology in English of Edmund Husserl's major writings, provides access to the scope of his philosophical studies, including selections from his key works: Logical Investigations, Ideas I and II, Formal and Transcendental Logic, Experience and Judgment, Cartesian Meditations, The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, and On the Phenomenology of the Consciousness of Internal Time. The collection is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in twentieth-century philosophy.
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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 22.86mm | 726g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2 b&w photos, 2 figures
  • 0253212731
  • 9780253212733
  • 300,347

Table of contents

Introduction: The Development of Husserl's Phenomenology

Part One: Contours of a Transcendental Phenomenology
I. Antitheses
1. The Critique of Psychologism
Normative and Theoretical Disciplines
The Arguments of Psychologism
The Prejudices of Psychologism
2. The Critique of Historicism
II. Phenomenological Clues
3. Expression and Meaning
Essential Distinctions
Fluctuation in Meaning and the Ideality of Unities of Meaning
The Phenomenological and Ideal Content of the Experiences of Meaning
4. Meaning-Intention and Meaning-Fulfillment
III. Phenomenology as Transcendental Philosophy
5. The Basic Approach of Phenomenology
The Natural Attitude and Its Exclusion
Consciousness as Transcendental
The Region of Pure Consciousness
IV. The Structure of Intentionality
6. The Noetic and Noematic Structure of Consciousness
Noesis and Noema
The Question of Levels
Expressive Acts
Noema and Object
V. The Question of Evidence
7. Varieties of Evidence
8. Sensuous and Categorial Intuition
VI. From Subjectivity to Intersubjectivity
9. Empathy and the Constitution of the Other
Primordial Abstraction
The Appresentation of the Other

Part Two: Transcendental Phenomenology and the Problem of the Life-World
VII. Transcendental Aesthetics
10. Perception, Spatiality and the Body
Objective Reality, Spatial Orientation, and the Body
The Self-Constitution of the Body
11. A Phenomenology of the Consciousness of Internal Time
Analysis of the Consciousness of Time
Levels of Constitution of Time and Temporal Objects
12. Horizons and the Genesis of Perception
VIII. Transcendental Analytics
13. Formal and Transcendental Logic
The Discipline of Formal Logic
Formal Logic as Apophantic Analysis
The Transcendental Grounds of Logic
14. Individuals and Sets
Explication of Individuals
Constituting Sets
15. Universals
The Constitution of Empirical Universals
Eidetic Variation and the Acquisition of Pure Universals
16. The Genesis of Judgment
IX. Static and Genetic Phenomenology
17. Time and the Self-Constitution of the Ego
18. Static and Genetic Phenomenological Method
X. Transcendental Phenomenology and the Way through the Science of Phenomenological Psychology
19. Phenomenological Psychology and Transcendental Phenomenology
XI. Transcendental Phenomenology and the Way through the Life-World
20. The Mathematization of Nature
21. Elements of a Science of the Life-World
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About Donn Welton

Donn Welton is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
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