Edmund Husserl's Phenomenology (Google eBook)

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Purdue University Press, 1994 - Philosophy - 363 pages
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In Edmund Husserl's Phenomenology, Joseph J. Kockelmans provides the reader with a biographical sketch and an overview of the salient features of Husserl's thought. Kockelmans focuses on the essay for the Encyclopedia Britannica of 1928, Husserl's most Important effort to articulate the aims of phenomenology for a more general audience. Included are Husserl’s text -- in the original German and in English translation on facing pages -- a synopsis, and an extensive commentary that relates Husserl's work as a whole to the essay for the Encyclopedia.
  

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Contents

Commentary
188
The Transcendental Reduction
206
Synopsis
212
Commentary
214
Pure Psychology as Propaedeutic to Transcendental Phenomenology
228
Synopsis
232
Commentary
233
Transcendental Phenomenology as First Philosophy
245

Synopsis
80
Commentary
82
The Field of the Purely Psychical the Phenomenological Reduction and Genuine Inner Experience
110
Synopsis
116
Commentary
118
The Eidetic Reduction Phenomenological Psychology as an Eidetic Science
128
Synopsis
132
The Function of Phenomenological Psychology for Empirical Psychology
144
Synopsis
150
Commentary
152
From Phenomenological Psychology to Transcendental Phenomenology
173
The Transcendental Problem Its Origin and Its QuasiSolution by Psychologism
174
Synopsis
184
Transcendental Phenomenology as Ontology Its Function for the Eidetic and the Empirical Sciences
246
Synopsis
252
Commentary
254
Phenomenology as the Allembracing Philosophy and the Science of the Ultimate and Highest Problems
300
Synopsis
304
Commentary
305
The Phenomenological Resolution of All Philosophical Antitheses
318
Synopsis
322
Commentary
323
EPILOGUE
347
BIBLIOGRAPHY
349
INDEX
357
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About the author (1994)

Joseph J. Kockelmans is Director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of fifteen books in Dutch and English, particularly in the fields of phenomenology and the philosophy of science, and his Time and Space won a Gold Medal from Teyler's Tweede Genootschap in the Netherlands. After receiving his PhD in philosophy in Rome, Dr. Kockelmans did postdoctoral work in mathematics (Venlo), physics (Leyden), and philosophy (Louvain).

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