A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism

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Hubert L. Dreyfus, Mark A. Wrathall
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 24, 2011 - Philosophy - 624 pages
A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism is a complete guide to two of the dominant movements of philosophy in the twentieth century.
  • Written by a team of leading scholars, including Dagfinn Føllesdal, J. N. Mohanty, Robert Solomon, Jean-Luc Marion
  • Highlights the area of overlap between the two movements
  • Features longer essays discussing each of the main schools of thought, shorter essays introducing prominent themes, and problem-oriented chapters
  • Organised topically, around concepts such as temporality, intentionality, death and nihilism
  • Features essays on unusual subjects, such as medicine, the emotions, artificial intelligence, and environmental philosophy
 

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Contents

Husserlian Phenomenology
9
Existential Phenomenology
31
French Phenomenology
48
Intentionality
69
Consciousness
78
The Lifeworld and Lived Experience
91
Husserls Reductions and the Role They Play in His Phenomenology
105
Gate gorial Intuition
115
The Intrinsic Spatial Frame of Reference
346
Action the Scientific Worldview and BeingintheWorld
356
Phenomenology in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science
377
Phenomenological Currents in TwentiethCentury Psychology
394
Medicine
412
Realism Science and the Deworlding of the World
425
Environmental Philosophy
445
Ontology Pragmatism and Technology
464

Temporality
127
German ExistencePhilosophy
162
Religious Existentialism
188
French Existentialism
206
The Concept of Authenticity
229
The Body
253
Absurdity
271
Emotions in Phenomenology and Existentialism
291
Lessons from
310
Phenomenology Neuroscience and Intersubjectivity
329
The LivedBody and the Dignity of Human Beings
478
Feminism
502
A Life Worth Living
516
Existentialism and Phenomenology
531
History and Historicity
545
The Phenomenology of SelfConsciousness
559
Mathematics
585
Index
600
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Hubert L. Dreyfus is Professor of Philosophy in the Graduate School at the University of California at Berkeley. His publications include On the Internet (2001), What Computers (Still) Can’t Do (Third Edition, 1992), Being-in-the-World: A Commentary on Division I of Heidegger’s Being and Time (1991), and Mind over Machine: The Power of Human Intuition and Expertise in the Era of the Computer (with Stuart Dreyfus, 1987).

Mark A. Wrathall is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Brigham Young University. He is the editor of Religion after Metaphysics (2003), Heidegger Re-examined (with Hubert L. Dreyfus, 2002), Heidegger, Authenticity, and Modernity (with Jeff Malpas, 2000), Heidegger, Coping, and Cognitive Science (with Jeff Malpas, 2000), and Appropriating Heidegger (with James Falconer, 2000).
Hubert L. Dreyfus and Mark A. Wrathall are also the joint editors of A Companion to Heidegger (Blackwell, 2005).

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