Husserl at the Limits of Phenomenology

Husserl at the Limits of Phenomenology


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Translations of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's (1908-61) resume and notes for his course (see volume title), which explores his notions of the relationship between Husserl and Heidegger; and three studies by Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) himself, including The Origin of Geometry. Lawlor offers an introduction and Bergo an afterword; neither is identified. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810117464
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2001
Series: SPEP Series
Edition description: Translated
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908-61) is the author of Adventures of the Dialectic, Consciousness and the Acquisition of Language, In Praise of Philosophy, The Primacy of Perception, The Prose of the World, Signs, Themes from the Lectures at the Collège de France, 1952-1960, and The Visible and the Invisible, all published by Northwestern University Press.

Leonard Lawlor is a professor of philosophy at the University of Memphis. He is the author of Derrida and Husserl: The Basic Problem of Phenomenology and Imagination and Chance: The Difference between the Thought of Ricoeur and cotranslator of Jean Hyppolite's Logic and Existence. He is also the coeditor of the annual Chiasmi International: Trilingual Studies concerning the Thought of Merleau-Ponty.

Bettina Bergo is an assistant professor in the department of philosophy at Duquesne University. She is the author of Levinas between Ethics and Politics: For the Beauty that Adorns Earth, translator of Levinas's Of God Who Comes to Mind, and cotranslator of Levinas's God, Death, and Time.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Verflechtung: The Triple Significance of Merleau-Ponty's Course Notes on Husserl's "The Origin of Geometry"ix
Editor's Notexxxix
Part 1.Husserl at the Limits of Phenomenology
1Resume of the Course: Husserl at the Limits of Phenomenology5
2Course Notes: Husserl at the Limits of Phenomenology11
Part 2."The Origin of Geometry" and Related Texts
3The Origin of Geometry93
4Foundational Investigations of the Phenomenological Origin of the Spatiality of Nature: The Originary Ark, the Earth, Does Not Move117
5The World of the Living Present and the Constitution of the Surrounding World That Is Outside the Flesh132
Afterword: Philosophy as Perspectiva Artificialis: Merleau-Ponty's Critique of Husserlian Constructivism155
Glossary of German Terms183

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