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Beyond Husserl: Bracketing “All Possible Worlds”

  • Cornelis A. Van Peursen
Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume 36)

Abstract

Beyond Husserl? The title seems pretentious, unless it be taken in the sense so frequently expressed by Husserl himself when he said that he would like to start his philosophy all over again. He said this to Eugen Fink, not long before he died, and he, indeed, began his philosophy all over again when he started his Logical Investigations and again when he wrote his Formal and Transcendental Logic or, later, his Krisis and even in the various notes in which he wrestled with the far reaching but always ambiguous notion of the Passive Synthesis.

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Religious Experience Personal Knowledge Pure Possibility Universal Rationality Concrete World 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cornelis A. Van Peursen
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LeydenThe Netherlands

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