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Personal Givenness and Cultural a prioris

  • Anthony Steinbock
Part of the Contributions to Phenomenology book series (CTPH, volume 51)

Abstract

The problem addressed in this paper concerns the constitution of culture as intercultural experience. More precisely, it concerns how, in the face of today’s emphases on intercultural relations, which are captured by the postmodern catchphrase, “multiculturalism,” is it not only possible but necessary to describe the nexus of interpersonal relations in a way that is decisive and yet not definitive.

Keywords

Operative Dynamic Interpersonal Relation Individual Person Social Unit Emotional Life 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Steinbock
    • 1
  1. 1.Southern Illinois University at CarbondaleUSA

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