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Phenomenology in Practice and Theory

  • Editors
  • William S. Hamrick

Part of the Phaenomenologica book series (PHAE, volume 92)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. Epistemology and Ontology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David Carr
      Pages 19-34
    3. Edward S. Casey
      Pages 35-52
    4. Philip J. Bossert
      Pages 53-66
    5. Barry J. Jones
      Pages 67-99
  3. Social and Political Life

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. James L. Marsh
      Pages 117-128
    3. Kenneth W. Stikkers
      Pages 129-151
    4. Hugh J. Silverman
      Pages 153-160
  4. Aesthetic, Ethical, and Religious Values

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Robert Bernasconi
      Pages 179-184
    3. Francis N. Dunlop
      Pages 185-202
    4. William S. Hamrick
      Pages 203-222
    5. Frank K. Flinn
      Pages 223-249
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 255-258

About this book

Introduction

by Wolfe Mays It is a great pleasure and honour to write this preface. I first became ac­ quainted with Herbert Spiegelberg's work some twenty years ago, when in 1960 I reviewed The Phenomenological Movement! for Philosophical Books, one of the few journals in Britain that reviewed this book, which Herbert has jok­ ingly referred to as "the monster". I was at that time already interested in Con­ tinental thought, and in particular phenomenology. I had attended a course on phenomenology given by Rene Schaerer at Geneva when I was working there in 1955-6. I had also been partly instrumental in getting Merleau-Ponty to come to Manchester in 1958. During his visit he gave a seminar in English on politics and a lecture in French on "Wittgenstein and Language" in which he attacked Wittgenstein's views on language in the Tractatus. He was apparently unaware of the Philosophical Investigations. But it was not until I came to review Herbert's book that I appreciated the ramifications of the movement: its diverse strands of thought, and the manifold personalities involved in it. For example, Herbert mentions one Aurel Kolnai who had written on the "Phenomenology of Disgust'!, and which had appeared in Vol. 10 of Husserl's Jahrbuch. It was only after I had been acquainted for some time with Kolnai then in England, that I realised that 2 Herbert had written about him in the Movement. The Movement itself contains a wealth of learning.

Keywords

phenomenology

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-9612-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-247-3197-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-9612-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0079-1350
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