The Idea of Phenomenology (Google eBook)
In this fresh translation of five lectures delivered in 1907 at the University of Göttingen, Edmund Husserl lays out the philosophical problem of knowledge, indicates the requirements for its solution, and for the first time introduces the phenomenological method of reduction. For those interested in the genesis and development of Husserl's phenomenology, this text affords a unique glimpse into the epistemological motivation of his work, his concept of intentionality, and the formation of central phenomenological concepts that will later go by the names of `transcendental consciousness', the `noema', and the like. As a teaching text, The Idea of Phenomenology is ideal: it is brief, it is unencumbered by the technical terminology of Husserl's later work, it bears a clear connection to the problem of knowledge as formulated in the Cartesian tradition, and it is accompanied by a translator's introduction that clearly spells out the structure, argument, and movement of the text.
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Review: The Idea of PhenomenologyUser Review - David Silva - Goodreads
I read this book as part of an Honors Lit Theory class. This class was so fun, like someone took a can opener to my brains, lifted out the contents, and lovingly rearranged my consciousness. I ... Read full review
Review: The Idea of PhenomenologyUser Review - Nicole Cristelli - Goodreads
I read this as part of a course in phenomenology, and the whole subject simply blew me away. I had never expected a philosophy to so closely dovetail with modern science, but phenomenology goes hand ... Read full review