The End of Phenomenology: Metaphysics and the New Realism (Speculative Realism EUP)

By Tom Sparrow

Within the twentieth century, phenomenology promised a mode that might get philosophy "back to the issues themselves". yet phenomenology has consistently been haunted by means of the spectre of an anthropocentric antirealism.

Tom Sparrow exhibits how, within the twenty first century, speculative realism goals to do what phenomenology couldn't: offer a philosophical strategy that disengages the human-centred method of metaphysics to be able to chronicle the advanced realm of nonhuman reality.

Through a targeted examining of the methodological statements and metaphysical commitments of key phenomenologists and speculative realists, Sparrow exhibits how speculative realism is exchanging phenomenology because the beacon of realism in modern Continental philosophy.

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Husserl and Analytic Philosophy (Phaenomenologica) (Volume 116)

The imperative modifications among the modern philosophic traditions that have grow to be identified loosely as analytic philosophy and phenomenology are all concerning the primary factor of the interaction among predication and belief. Frege's critique of psychologism has ended in the conviction in the analytic culture that philosophy might most sensible guard rationality from relativism by means of detaching common sense and semantics from all dependence on subjective intuitions. in this interpretation, logical research needs to account for the connection of experience to reference with no need recourse to an outline of the way we establish details via their perceived positive aspects. Husserl' s emphasis at the precedence and aim import of notion, and at the continuity among predicative articulations and perceptual discriminations, has yielded the conviction in the phenomenological culture that logical research must always be comple­ mented by way of description of pre-predicative intuitions. those methodological variations are relating to broader ameliorations within the philosophic initiatives of study and phenomenology. the 2 traditions have followed markedly divergent positions in response to the critique of historical and medieval philosophy initiated by way of Bacon, Descartes, and Hobbes at first of the trendy period. The analytic strategy typically endorses the fashionable choice for calculative rationality and continues to be suspicious of pre-modern different types, corresponding to formal causality and eidetic instinct. Its aim is to offer an account of human intelligence that's appropriate with the trendy interpretation of nature as an ensemble of quantifiable entities and kinfolk.

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Sense and Nonsense

By Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Patricia Allen Dreyfus

Written among 1945 and 1947, the essays in experience and Non-Sense offer an exceptional creation to Merleau-Ponty's idea. They summarize his earlier insights and convey their widest variety of application-in aesthetics, ethics, politics, and the sciences of guy. each one essay opens new views to man's look for cause. the 1st a part of feel and Non-Sense, "Arts," is worried with Merleau-Ponty's ideas of belief, that have been complex in his significant philosophical treatise, Phenomenology of belief. the following the research is targeted and enriched in descriptions of the perceptual global of Czanne, the come upon with the opposite as expressed within the novels of Simone de Beauvoir and Sartre, and the gestalt caliber of expertise introduced out within the movie artwork shape. within the moment half, "Ideas," Merleau-Ponty exhibits how the kinds of the phenomenology of conception should be understood as an outgrowth of the behavioral sciences and the way a version of life in accordance with notion sensitizes us to the insights and boundaries of prior philosophies and indicates optimistic criticisms of latest philosophy. The 3rd half, "Politics," clarifies the political dilemmas dealing with intellectuals in postwar France.

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Fenomenologia della Percezione

By Maurice Merleau-Ponty

Questo libro del 1945, dal 2003 riproposto da Bompiani al pubblico italiano, ha acquistato negli anni un rilievo teorico sempre maggiore al punto di essere oggi considerato tra i grandi classici della filosofia del Novecento. Qui los angeles fenomenologia di Husserl si congeda da ogni equivoco idealistico e diventa sapere del concreto mondo della vita, un sapere tutto centrato attorno a quell’enigma che è il nostro corpo. los angeles percezione investe nella sua globalità il soggetto-corpo che noi siamo, intreccia l’interno e l’esterno in un’ambivalenza irrisolvibile che non permette più nessuna frontiera rigida e annulla ogni dualismo di sapore cartesiano. Quando il libro uscì attrasse soprattutto in line with le affinità con i motivi dell’esistenzialismo. Quando venne tradotto negli anni Sessanta Enzo Paci ne fece il manifesto della fenomenologia concreta. Oggi esso è un crocevia inevitabile sia according to i filosofi dell’esperienza sia in step with gli scienziati della percezione. Corpo, intersoggettività e una nuova suggestion di soggetto sono i concetti di Merleau-Ponty da cui l. a. filosofia non può tornare indietro. D’altronde lo scavalcamento di ogni dualismo tra scienze della natura e scienze dello spirito, nutrito da una miriade di descrizioni puntuali, fa di questo libro anche los angeles base indiscussa di gran parte del lavoro sperimentale sulla percezione.

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Reading Merleau-Ponty: On Phenomenology of Perception

Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception is largely said to be some of the most vital contributions to philosophy of the 20th century. during this quantity, prime philosophers from Europe and North the USA research the character and volume of Merleau-Ponty's success and examine its significance to modern philosophy.

The chapters, such a lot of which have been particularly commissioned for this quantity, hide the critical facets of Merleau-Ponty's influential paintings. those include:

  • Merleau-Ponty’s debt to Husserl
  • Merleau-Ponty’s perception of philosophy
  • perception, motion and the function of the body
  • consciousness and self-consciousness
  • naturalism and language
  • social ideas and freedom.

Contributors: David Smith, Sean Kelly, Komarine Romdenh-Romluc, Hubert Dreyfus, Mark Wrathall, Thomas Baldwin, Simon Glendinning, Naomi Eilan, Eran Dorfman, Francoise Dastur

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Phenomenology and Mathematics (Phaenomenologica)

During Edmund Husserl’s lifetime, smooth common sense and arithmetic speedily built towards their present outlook and Husserl’s writings may be fruitfully in comparison and contrasted with either 19th century figures (Boole, Schröder, Weierstrass) in addition to the 20th century characters (Heyting, Zermelo, Gödel). in addition to the extra old experiences, the interior ones on Husserl on my own and the exterior ones trying to make clear his position within the extra basic context of the constructing arithmetic and common sense, Husserl’s phenomenology bargains additionally a systematically wealthy yet little researched zone of research. This quantity goals to set up the place to begin for the advance, assessment and appraisal of the phenomenology of arithmetic. It gathers the contributions of the most students of this rising box into one book for the 1st time. Combining either old and systematic stories from a number of angles, the quantity charts solutions to the query "What type of philosophy of arithmetic is phenomenology?"

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Hegel's Ladder, Volume 2

By H. S. Harris

"Hegel's Ladder aspires to be...a 'literal commentary' on Die Phanomenologie des Geistes ...It used to be the unsleeping objective of my thirty-year fight with Hegel to put in writing an explanatory remark at the e-book; and with its of entirety I regard my very own 'working' occupation as concluded...The triumphing behavior of based at the basic consensus of opinion that no matter what else it can be, Hegel's Phenomenology isn't the logical 'science' that he believed it used to be. this can be the obtained view that i need to overthrow. but when i'm correct, then an acceptably non-stop chain of argument, paragraph through paragraph, must be discoverable within the text." -- from the Preface.

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Potentialities: Collected Essays in Philosophy

By Giorgio Agamben, Daniel Heller-Roazen

This publication collects fifteen significant philosophical essays written over a interval of greater than two decades through acclaimed Italian thinker Giorgio Agamben. the amount opens with an advent during which the editor situates Agamben's paintings with admire to either the background of philosophy and modern ecu concept. The essays that keep on with articulate a chain of theoretical confrontations with privileged figures within the historical past of philosophy, politics, and feedback, from Plato to Spinoza, Aristotle to Deleuze, Carl Schmitt to Benjamin, Hegel to Aby Warburg, and Heidegger to Derrida. 3 basic strategies manage the gathering as a complete: language, within the experience now not of specific statements yet fairly the very occurring of speech, the natural truth of language's lifestyles; historical past, because it seems to be from a viewpoint during which culture, transmission, and reminiscence succeed in their messianic achievement; and potentiality, understood as a primary challenge of metaphysics, ethics, and the philosophy of language. most of these themes converge within the ultimate a part of the booklet, within which Agamben bargains an in depth examining of Melville's brief tale "Bartleby the Scrivener" as a piece that places potentiality and reality, risk and truth, in an altogether new light.

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