Husserl Studies

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 71–76 | Cite as

J. N. Mohanty: Edmund Husserl’s Freiburg Years, 1916–1938

Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011, 512 pp, $85.00, Hardcover, ISBN 978-0-300-15221-0
  • Bob SandmeyerEmail author

This work, a significant achievement by itself, completes J. N. Mohanty’s comprehensive two-volume study of Edmund Husserl’s body of writings. With the publication of this second volume, Mohanty has produced an immensely detailed and profound analysis of Husserl’s philosophy. At nearly one thousand pages for both volumes, the scale of this achievement cannot be overstated. As Robert Sokolowski notes in his review of the first volume (Husserl Studies 25, p. 256), Mohanty’s work offers an immeasurably helpful manual for those who seek to work their way through parts or the whole of Husserl’s corpus. Where the first volume, ThePhilosophy of Edmund Husserl: A Historical Development, ranges from his early years at Halle to the publication of Ideen I and the conclusion of his teaching career at Göttingen, this second volume begins with Husserl’s “Inaugural Lecture” at Freiburg and works its way through his lectures, research manuscripts, and published writings to the Krisistexts produced...


Transcendental Phenomenology Inaugural Lecture Cartesian Meditation Genetic Phenomenology Transcendental Logic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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