Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Husserl and the Cartesian Meditations

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Husserl and the Cartesian Meditations

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Husserl is one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century and his contribution to the phenomenology movement is widely recognised. The Cartesian Meditations is his most famous, and most widely studied work. The book introduces and assesses: Husserl's life and background to the Cartesian Meditations, the ideas and text of the Cartesian Meditations and the continuing imporance of Husserl's work to Philosophy.
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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 27.43mm | 408g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 041528757X
  • 9780415287579

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'An excellent introduction to Husserl's difficult introduction to phenomenology, providing a comprehensive background to the work and detailed explanations of Husserl's idiosyncratic terminology while relating the work to issues in contemporary Anglophone philosophy.' - Jonathan Webber, University of Sheffield; 'David Smith's Husserl is a timely book which provides an excellent introduction to the Cartesian Meditations and thus to phenomenology as such. Smith displays a gift in making accessible a text that is mostly regarded as highly complex and ridden with philosophical jargon... [it] will most likely become an essential introductory book to any student wishing to become acquainted with Husserl's work.' - Lilian Alweiss, Trinity College Dublin
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