Phenomenology: Continuation and Criticism: Essays in Memory of Dorion Cairns (Phaenomenologica)

Phenomenology: Continuation and Criticism: Essays in Memory of Dorion Cairns (Phaenomenologica)


less than the identify of "Phenomenology: Continuation and Crit­ icism," the crowd of essays during this quantity are offered in honor of Dorion Cairns on his seventieth birthday. The individuals contain buddies, colleagues and previous scholars of Dorion Cairns who, every one in his personal manner, proportion the curiosity of Dorion Cairns in Husserlian phenomenology. That curiosity itself could be top outlined by means of those phrases of Edmund Husserl: "Philosophy - wis­ dom (sagesse) - is the philosopher's relatively own affair. It needs to come up as his knowledge, as his self-acquired wisdom tending towards universality, a data for which he can solution from the start . . . " 1 it truly is our trust that basically within the mild of those phrases can phenomenology and phenomenological philosophy be persevered, yet continuously reflexively, seriously. For over 40 years Dorion Cairns has, via his educating and writing, selflessly labored to deliver the assumption expressed by means of Husserl's phrases into self­ unsleeping workout. In so doing he has, to the good thing about those that percentage his curiosity, proven Husserl's judgement of him that he's "among the infrequent ones who've penetrated into the inner most experience of my phenomenology, . . . who had the power and persist­ ence to not desist until eventually he had arrived at actual knowing.

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