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A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism.

Author/Creator:
Dreyfus, Hubert L.
Publication:
Chicester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2009.
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Book
1 online resource (673 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Ser.
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Ser. ; v.121
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Phenomenology.
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Summary:
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.
Contents:
Intro
Title
Copyright
List of Illustrations
Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgments
1: A Brief Introduction to Phenomenology and Existentialism
Phenomenology
Existentialism
The Organization of the Book
Notes
References and Further Reading
Part I: Phenomenology
2: Husserlian Phenomenology
Phenomenology and Twentieth-Century Thought
Husserl's "Breakthrough" to Phenomenology: Intentionality and Reflection
The problem of psychologism
Founding, fulfillment, and Evidenz
Philosophical Implications of Phenomenology: Transcendental Idealism
Horizons of Husserlian Phenomenology
References and Further Reading
3: Existential Phenomenology
I Existential Phenomena
II The Existential-Phenomenological Practice of Description
Acknowledgments
Note
References and Further Reading
4: French Phenomenology
Notes
References and Further Reading
5: Intentionality
Beginnings
Husserl's Theory of Intentionality
Merleau-Ponty
References and Further Reading
6: Consciousness
Introduction
Brentano
Husserl
Heidegger
Sartre
Merleau-Ponty
References and Further Reading
7: The Lifeworld and Lived Experience
Notes
References and Further Reading
8: Husserl's Reductions and the Role They Play in His Phenomenology
Some Basic Ideas of Husserl's Phenomenology
Intentionality. Noema, Noesis, Hyle
Eidos. The Eidetic Reduction
The Transcendental Reduction
Notes
References and Further Reading
9: Categorial Intuition
Notes
References and Further Reading
10: Temporality
Heidegger
Sartre
Merleau-Ponty
References and Further Reading
Part II: Existentialism
11: The Roots of Existentialism
Introduction
Blaise Pascal
Søren Kierkegaard
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Nietzsche
Notes
References and Further Reading.
12: German Existence-Philosophy
Notes
References and Further Reading
13: Religious Existentialism
Lev Shestov (1866 -1938, Russian)
Karl Barth (1886-1968, Swiss)
Martin Buber (1878-1965, Austrian and Israeli)
References and Further Reading
14: French Existentialism
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Anticipations of French Existentialism
Existentialist Implications of the Nineteenth-Century Emphasis upon Life: Instinct, Individuality, and Absurdity
"Existence Comes Before Essence"
Concreteness and Absurdity
Freedom, Anxiety, and Authenticity
Morality
French Existentialism's Influence
Notes
References and Further Reading
15: The Concept of Authenticity
Kierkegaard
Heidegger
Sartre
References and Further Reading
16: Affectivity
Notes
References and Further Reading
17: The Body
Notes
References and Further Reading
18: Freedom and Responsibility
References and Further Reading
19: Absurdity
References and Further Reading
20: Death
Martin Heidegger on Being-toward-Death
Jean-Paul Sartre's Critique of Heidegger
References and Further Reading
Part III: Contemporary Issues in Phenomenology AND EXISTENTIALISM
21: Emotions in Phenomenology and Existentialism
Notes
References and Further Reading
22: The Egological Structure of Consciousness: Lessons from Sartre for Analytical Philosophy of Mind
Notes
References and Further Reading
23: Phenomenology, Neuroscience, and Intersubjectivity
Notes
References and Further Reading
24: The Intrinsic Spatial Frame of Reference
Notes
References and Further Reading
25: Action, the Scientific Worldview, and Being-in-the-World
Notes
References and Further Reading
26: Phenomenology in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science
Note
References and Further Reading.
27: Phenomenological Currents in Twentieth-Century Psychology
References and Further Reading
28: Medicine
The Phenomenological Concept of Meaning
Illness as Meaninglessness and Alienation
Body, World, and Time
Medicine: Practice, Science, and Technology
Concluding Remarks: Being-with-Nature and Being-with-the-Other
References and Further Reading
29: Realism, Science, and the Deworlding of the World
Introduction
Husserl, World, and the Problem of Metaphysical Realism
Heidegger and the "Worldhood of the World"
Deworlding the World
Phenomenology and the Nature/World Debate
Note
References and Further Reading
30: Environmental Philosophy
Introduction: Uncovering the Conceptual Roots of Environmental Devastation
From Ontological Method to Eco-Phenomenological Ethics
The Meaning of the Earth
Naturalistic Ethical Realism in Eco-Phenomenology
Transcendental Ethical Realism in Eco-Phenomenology
Levinas, Heidegger, and the Ethical Question of Animality
Notes
References and Further Reading
31: Ontology, Pragmatism, and Technology
1 Preliminaries
2 Ontology and Pragmatism
3 Heidegger's Ambiguity on Pragmatism and Technology
4 Articulating Technology
References and Further Reading
32: The Lived-Body and the Dignity of Human Beings
1 Point of Departure
2 Kant's Concept of Dignity
3 The Dignity of the Lived-Body
4 Bodily Authenticity
Notes
References and Further Reading
33: Sexuality
Cartesian Legacies: The Sexual Body in Existential Phenomenology
Sexual Being as Becoming: Merleau-Ponty and Sexual Being
Performativity as Existential Practice
Queering Phenomenology from Beauvoir to Butler
References and Further Reading
34: Feminism
Two Starting Points: The Living Body and the Sexual Person.
Sexual Difference: Phenomenological Analysis and Feminist Questions
The Self and Its Other
Sexual Hierarchy
Later Developments
References and Further Reading
35: A Life Worth Living
Notes
References and Further Reading
36: The Search for Immediacy and the Problem of Political Life in Existentialism and Phenomenology
Early Existentialism
Phenomenology
Phenomenological Existentialism
French Existentialism
The Problem of the Political in Existentialism and Phenomenology
References and Further Reading
37: History and Historicity
Phenomenology and the Problem of History
Husserl: The "Inner History" of Europe and of Humanity
Heidegger: History as Destruction and Retrieval
Phenomenological and Existentialist Developments after Husserl and Heidegger
References and Further Reading
38: Bubbles and Skulls: The Phenomenology of Self-Consciousness in Dutch Still-Life Painting
A Very Brief Primer on Dutch Still-Life Painting
Bubbles and Skulls: Pieter Claesz and the Transformation of a Visual Theme
The Temporality of Self-Consciousness in a Late Painting of David Bailly
A Concluding Word about Two Portraits
Notes
References and Further Reading
Paintings Cited
39: Mathematics
Connecting Phenomenology and Mathematics
Transcendental Phenomenology as a Foundation of Mathematics
Examples
1 Intuitionistic logic (Mancosu 1998
van Atten 2004b)
References and Further Reading
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Wrathall, Mark A.
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Print version: Dreyfus, Hubert L. A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism
ISBN:
9781444356564
9781405191135
OCLC:
778339174