Phenomenological Wissenschaftslehre and John McDowell’s Quietism

  • Michael D. Barber
Part of the Contributions To Phenomenology book series (CTPH, volume 62)


One of the great contributions of Lester Embree has been his recognition that the works of great phenomenologists such as Edmund Husserl, Alfred Schutz, and Aron Gurwitsch aim at providing a Wissenschaftslehre, that is, a philosophical framework within which the various sciences (in Schutz’s case, particularly the cultural sciences) and modes of knowing can be appropriately situated with regard to philosophy and each other.


Natural Science Common Sense Philosophical Perspective Perceptual Belief Secondary Quality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophySt. Louis UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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