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Phenomenology and Existentialism

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This anthology of classic essays focuses on the philosophy of Edmund Husserl and the philosophical movement to which his writings gave impetus: phenomenology. Sixty contributions from a wide variety of scholars provide an introduction to phenomenology and existentialist phenomenology. Sections include OGeneral Introduction: What Is Phenomenology, ' OThe Phenomenology of Ed ...more
Paperback, 544 pages
Published February 28th 2001 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published January 1st 1972)
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this is phenomenology for analytic philosophers. this is a historical document, from 1972, this edition 1980, and according to GR the 115th phenomenology text I have read. this would not have been the best first text, as it reminds me primarily of why I was not attracted to philosophy in the 80s- 90s at university- which was here mostly teaching anglo-american analytic philosophy... and in fact why it was phenomenology that eventually caught, sustained, my interest, as someone who reads, not stu ...more
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I've been trying to track down some Husserl, but I was having trouble finding Logical Investigations for under $200. This contains a lot of Husserl's essays from throughout the development of his thought. It then promises to show how Heidegger, Merleu-Ponty and Sartre took phenomenology. The first few chapters (The Paris Lectures and various selections from Logical Investigations) have already given me more insight into Husserl's thought than anything else I've read.


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Robert C. Solomon (September 14, 1942 – January 2, 2007) was a professor of continental philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin.

Early life

Solomon was born in Detroit, Michigan. His father was a lawyer, and his mother an artist. After earning a B.A. (1963) at the University of Pennsylvania, he moved to the University of Michigan to study medicine, switching to philosophy for an M.A. (1965)
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