Self-Awareness, Temporality, and Alterity

Self-Awareness, Temporality, and Alterity : Central Topics in Phenomenology

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Focusing on the topics of self-awareness, temporality, and alterity, this anthology contains contributions by prominent phenomenologists from Germany, Belgium, France, Japan, USA, Canada and Denmark, all addressing questions very much in the center of current phenomenological debate. What is the relation between the self and the Other? How are self-awareness and intentionality intertwined? To what extent do the temporality and corporeality of subjectivity contain a dimension of alterity? How should one account for the intersubjectivity, interculturality and historicity of the subject? These questions are not only of relevance for phenomenologists, but for anybody coming from disciplines influenced by phenomenological methodology, such as sociology, psychology, psychiatry and anthropology.
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  • Hardback | 243 pages
  • 162.56 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1998 ed.
  • V, 243 p.
  • 0792350650
  • 9780792350651

Table of contents

Part I. The Self or the Cogito in Kinaesthesis; Y. Yamagata. The Fracture in Self-Awareness; D. Zahavi. James and Husserl: Time-consciousness and the Intentionality of Presence and Absence; R. Cobb-Stevens. Intentionality, Phenomenality, and Light; J.G. Hart. Can I Anticipate Myself? Self-Affection and Temporality; N. Depraz. The Physics of Consciousness and Metaphysics; T. Tani. The Horizon of the Self: Husserl on Indexicals; D. Fisette. Part II. My Time and the Time of the Other; R. Bernet. Temporality and the Point: The Origins and Crisis of Continental Philosophy; A. Steinbock. The Shadow of the Other; L. Fisher. The Ethos of Democracy from a Phenomenological Point of View; K. Held. The Foreignness of a Foreign Culture; D. Lohmar. Stromdichtung and Subjectivity in the Later Heidegger; R.P. Buckley. Index.
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`Bringing together a series of rich and provocative studies, this collection of essays represents an important and stimulating contribution to the configuration of contemporary phenomenological discourse. Presenting consistent interpretative claims and original essays, the volume offers considerable interest and profit, and repays careful reading.'
Studia Phaenomenologica, I:3-4 (2001)
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