Understanding Phenomenology

Understanding Phenomenology

David R.Cerbone


"Understanding Phenomenology" offers a advisor to at least one of an important faculties of notion in sleek philosophy. The booklet strains phenomenology's historic improvement, starting with its founder, Edmund Husserl and his "pure" or "transcendental" phenomenology, and carrying on with with the later, "existential" phenomenology of Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The e-book additionally assesses later, serious responses to phenomenology - from Derrida to Dennett - in addition to the continuing importance of phenomenology for philosophy this day. Written for someone coming to phenomenology for the 1st time, the ebook courses the reader throughout the usually bewildering array of technical innovations and jargon linked to phenomenology and gives transparent reasons and necessary examples to motivate and improve engagement with the first texts.

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