Doing Phenomenology: Essays on and in Phenomenology (Phaenomenologica)

Doing Phenomenology: Essays on and in Phenomenology (Phaenomenologica)

Herbert Spiegelberg


tremendous encouragement for this quantity got here from the editors and readers of the experiences for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) at Northwestern collage Press. yet its publi­ cation has been made attainable purely by way of the unqualified and un­ abridged attractiveness of the Editorial Board of Phaenomen%gica, which on the time used to be nonetheless headed through its founder, the past due Professor H. L. Van Breda, who welcomed the manuscript such a lot generously. This makes his premature passing much more grievous to me. The stylistic replica enhancing and facts examining have been dealt with ef­ ficiently via Ruth Nichols Jackson, secretary of the Philosophy division. within the facts analyzing I additionally had the capable support of my colleague Stanley Paulson. I devote this publication to the reminiscence of my overdue brother, Dr. chern. Erwin Spiegelberg, on the time of his demise assistant professor on the college of Rio de Janeiro, who preceded me via years in emigrating from Nazi Germany. whilst in 1938 he placed an finish to his existence in an obvious melancholy, he additionally did so so as to not develop into a burden to his brothers, who have been close to following him. no matter what I, extra privileged in future health and in possibilities within the nation of my adoption, were in a position to do and accomplish in view that then has been performed with a feeling of a debt to him and of attempting to dwell and paintings for him too.

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