Phenomenology for the Twenty-First Century

  • J. Aaron Simmons
  • J. Edward Hackett

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. J. Aaron Simmons
    Pages 1-9
  3. Justice and Value

  4. Meaning and Critique

  5. Emotion and Revelation

  6. Embodiment and Affectivity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. Giovanna Colombetti
      Pages 231-248
  7. Pragmatism

  8. Calling Phenomenology into Question

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 323-323
    2. Paul J. Ennis
      Pages 345-363
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 379-386

About this book


This volume illustrates the relevance of phenomenology to a range of contemporary concerns. Displaying both the epistemological rigor of classical phenomenology and the empirical analysis of more recent versions, its chapters discuss a wide range of issues from justice and value to embodiment and affectivity. The authors draw on analytic, continental, and pragmatic resources to demonstrate how phenomenology is an important resource for questions of personal existence and social life. The book concludes by considering how the future of phenomenology relates to contemporary philosophy and related academic fields.


justice emotion meaning embodiment pragmatism revelation activity Edmund Husserl Martin Heidegger Emmanuel Levinas William James 21st century history history of philosophy mind phenomenology philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Aaron Simmons
    • 1
  • J. Edward Hackett
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyFurman UniversityGreenvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhilosophyNotre Dame CollegeCleveland, OHUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-55038-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-55039-2
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