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A better half to Phenomenology and Existentialism is a whole advisor to 2 of the dominant routine of philosophy within the 20th century.* Written by way of a group of best students, together with Dagfinn Føllesdal, J. N. Mohanty, Robert Solomon, Jean-Luc Marion* Highlights the world of overlap among the 2 hobbies* gains longer essays discussing all the major colleges of notion, shorter essays introducing popular topics, and problem-oriented chapters* Organised topically, round strategies comparable to temporality, intentionality, demise and nihilism* positive aspects essays on strange matters, equivalent to drugs, the feelings, synthetic intelligence, and environmental philosophy

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press (original work published 1925). Hopkins. B. (2003) The phenomenological project of desedimenting the formalization of meaning: Jacob Klein’s contribution. Philosophy Today, 46/5, 168–77. Husserl, E. (1964) The Idea of Phenomenology (trans. W. P. Alston and G. Nakhnikian). The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff (original work published 1950). —— (1965) Phenomenology as rigorous science. In Phenomenology and the Crisis of Philosophy (trans. Q. Lauer) (pp. 71–148). New York: Harper & Row (original work published 1911).

The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff (original work published 1929). —— (1970a) The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology (trans. D. Carr). Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press (original work published 1954). —— (1970b) Logical Investigations, Volume One (trans. J. N. Findlay). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul (original work published 1900–1; 2nd edn. 1913). —— (1970c) Logical Investigations, Volume Two (trans. J. N. Findlay). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul (original work published 1900–1; 2nd edn.

This latter point leads to the second guise of the ego, namely, as a principle of selfawareness. Phenomenological analysis shows that the stream of consciousness – the ongoing awareness of the world around us – entails an awareness of itself in being aware of the world. Husserl’s commitment to a transcendental ego is in part motivated by this demand. But as Zahavi – following Sartre – has shown, this self-awareness cannot be conceived on the model of an intentional act directed upon the ego engaged in intentional acts.

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