Download E-books The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology: An Introduction to Phenomenological Philosophy (Northwestern University Studies in Phenomenology & Existential Philosophy) PDF

By Edmund Husserl

The concern of eu Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, Husserl's final nice paintings, is necessary either for its content material and for the impression it has had on different philosophers. during this ebook, which remained unfinished at his loss of life, Husserl makes an attempt to forge a union among phenomenology and existentialism.

Husserl offers not just a heritage of philosophy yet a philosophy of heritage. As he says partially I, "The actual religious struggles of eu humanity as such take the shape of struggles among the philosophies, that's, among the skeptical philosophies--or nonphilosophies, which hold the observe yet no longer the task--and the particular and nonetheless very important philosophies. however the power of the latter is composed within the incontrovertible fact that they're suffering for his or her precise and real which means and therefore for the that means of a real humanity."

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Download E-books Where Film Meets Philosophy: Godard, Resnais, and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking (Film and Culture Series) PDF

By Hunter Vaughan

Hunter Vaughan interweaves phenomenology and semiotics to research cinema's skill to problem traditional modes of inspiration. Merging Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology of conception with Gilles Deleuze's image-philosophy, Vaughan applies a wealthy theoretical framework to a comparative research of Jean-Luc Godard's motion pictures, which critique the audio-visual phantasm of empirical remark (objectivity), and the cinema of Alain Resnais, during which the sound-image generates cutting edge portrayals of person adventure (subjectivity). either filmmakers noticeably upend traditional movie practices and problem philosophical traditions to change our realizing of the self, the realm, and the connection among the 2. motion pictures mentioned intimately contain Godard's Vivre sa vie (1962), Contempt (1963), and 2 or three issues i do know approximately Her (1967); and Resnais's Hiroshima, mon amour (1959), Last yr at Marienbad (1961), and The conflict Is Over (1966). Situating the formative works of those filmmakers inside a broader philosophical context, Vaughan pioneers a phenomenological movie semiotics linking disparate methodologies to the reflected achievements of 2 doubtless irreconcilable artists.

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Download E-books The Phenomenological Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science PDF

By Dan Zahavi

The Phenomenological Mind is the 1st publication to correctly introduce basic questions on the brain from the viewpoint of phenomenology. Key questions and subject matters coated include:

  • What is phenomenology?
  • naturalizing phenomenology and the empirical cognitive sciences
  • phenomenology and consciousness
  • consciousness and self-consciousness, together with conception and action
  • time and recognition, together with William James
  • intentionality
  • the embodied mind
  • action
  • knowledge of different minds
  • situated and prolonged minds
  • phenomenology and private identity

Interesting and significant examples are used all through, together with phantom limb syndrome, blindsight and self-disorders in schizophrenia, making The Phenomenological Mind an incredible advent to key ideas in phenomenology, cognitive technological know-how and philosophy of mind.

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Download E-books Closer: Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology (Leonardo Book Series) PDF

By Susan Kozel

In Closer, Susan Kozel attracts on concert perform, electronic applied sciences, and the philosophical procedure of phenomenology. knowledgeable in dance and philosophy, Kozel locations the human physique on the heart of explorations of interactive interfaces, responsive platforms, and affective computing, asking what should be came upon as we turn into towards our desktops -- as they develop into extensions of our methods of considering, relocating, and touching.

Performance, Kozel argues, can act as a catalyst for figuring out wider social and cultural makes use of of electronic expertise. Taking this one step extra, performative acts of sharing the physique via our electronic units foster a collaborative development of latest actual states, degrees of awake understanding, or even ethics. We reencounter ourselves and others via our interactive computers. What we'd like now are conceptual and methodological frameworks to mirror this.

Kozel deals a well timed remodeling of the phenomenology of French thinker Maurice Merleau-Ponty. this system, in response to a appreciate for lived adventure, starts by means of hearing the senses and noting insights that arrive in the course of dance, or easily in the middle of lifestyles. the combo of functionality and phenomenology provided via nearer yields entwinements among adventure and mirrored image that make clear, problematize, or restructure scholarly ways to human our bodies utilizing electronic applied sciences.

After outlining her procedure and technique and clarifying the most important techniques of functionality, applied sciences, and virtuality, Kozel applies phenomenological strategy to the event of designing and acting in various computational structures: telematics, movement catch, responsive architectures, and wearable computing.

The transformative capability of the alchemy among our bodies and applied sciences is the basis of nearer. With cautious layout, destiny generations of responsive platforms and cellular units can extend our social, actual, and emotional exchanges. Susan Kozel is affiliate Professor within the institution of Interactive Arts and know-how at Simon Fraser college, Vancouver, Canada.

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Download E-books Time and Narrative, Volume 1 (Time & Narrative) PDF

By Paul Ricoeur

Time and Narrative builds on Paul Ricoeur's past research, in The Rule of Metaphor, of semantic innovation on the point of the sentence. Ricoeur the following examines the construction of that means on the textual point, with narrative instead of metaphor because the ruling concern.

Ricoeur unearths a "healthy circle" among time and narrative: time is humanized to the level that it portrays temporal adventure. Ricoeur proposes a theoretical version of this circle utilizing Augustine's thought of time and Aristotle's conception of plot and, extra, develops an unique thesis of the mimetic functionality of narrative. He concludes with a entire survey and critique of recent discussions of historic wisdom, realizing, and writing from Aron and Mandelbaum within the past due Thirties to the paintings of the Annales tuition and that of Anglophone philosophers of background of the Sixties and 1970s.

"This paintings, for my part, places the total challenge of narrative, let alone philosophy of historical past, on a brand new and better airplane of discussion."—Hayden White, History and conception

"Superb. . . . a superb element of front into the paintings of 1 of the eminent thinkers of the current highbrow age."—Joseph R. Gusfield, Contemporary Sociology

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Download E-books The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy: Volume 12 PDF

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2013 by way of Acumen
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The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy presents an annual overseas discussion board for phenomenological study within the spirit of Husserl's groundbreaking paintings and the extension of this paintings by means of such figures as Scheler, Heidegger, Sartre, Levinas, Merleau-Ponty and Gadamer.

Contributors contain
Patrick Burke (Gonzaga collage, Italy), Ivo de Gennaro (University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy), Nicholas de Warren (University of Leuven, Belgium), James Dodd (The New institution, United States), R. O. Elveton (Carleton university, United States), Parvis Emad (DePaul college, (Emeritus), United States), James G. Hart (Indiana college, United States), Nam-In Lee (Seoul nationwide college, Korea, Republic Of ), Christian Lotz (Michigan nation collage, United States), Claudio Majolino (University of Lille, France), Dermot Moran (University collage Dublin, Ireland), James Risser (Seattle collage, United States), Michael Shim (California country college, l. a., United States), Andrea Staiti (Boston university, United States), Panos Theodorou (University of Crete, Greece), Friedrich Wilhelm von Herrmann (University of Freiburg, Germany), Olav ok. Wiegand (University of Mainz, Germany), Dan Zahavi (University of Copenhagen, Denmark), Andrea Zhok (University of Milan, Italy)

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Download E-books Vilém Flusser: An Introduction (Electronic Mediations) PDF

Vilém Flusser (1920–1991) has lengthy been recognized and celebrated in Europe and Brazil essentially as a media theorist. only in the near past produce other points of his accomplishments come to gentle, essentially setting up Flusser as a key philosopher.
An available and thorough creation to Flusser’s notion, this booklet finds his engagement with a big selection of disciplines, from verbal exchange stories, posthuman philosophy, media reviews, and background to artwork and artwork historical past, migrant experiences, anthropology, and picture experiences. the 1st to attach Flusser’s whole oeuvre, this quantity indicates how his works on media idea are only one a part of a better mosaic of writings that convey to the fore cultural and cognitive adjustments bearing on we all within the twenty-first century.
A theorist deeply stimulated via his reports as a privileged citizen of Prague, a Jew pursued by means of the Nazis, a eu emigrant, a Brazilian immigrant, and a survivor keenly and invested in historical past and reminiscence, Vilém Flusser was once an interloper in a staunchly hierarchical and disciplined educational world.

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Download E-books Truth and Interpretation (SUNY Series in Contemporary Italian Philosophy) PDF

By Luigi Pareyson

A resolute security of philosophy and hermeneutics opposed to the threats of dogmatism and relativism.
Luigi Pareyson (1918–1991) used to be one of an important Italian philosophers to emerge after international conflict II and stands shoulder to shoulder with fellow hermeneutic thinkers Hans-Georg Gadamer and Paul Ricoeur. The fabricated from a well-developed thought of interpretation that stretches again to the past due Nineteen Forties, his 1971 masterpiece Truth and Interpretation presents the ancient impetus and theoretical framework for the questions of life, paintings, and politics that might inspire his most famed scholars, Umberto Eco and Gianni Vattimo. In a time whilst the that means of fact as an interpretation is challenged by way of the chaotic din of media at the one aspect and the violent strength of absolute claims from technological know-how, faith, and political economic system at the different, Pareyson’s meditation at the price of considering that's formed via the traditions of philosophy and but responds to modern calls for continues to be well timed and urgent greater than 40 years after its preliminary e-book.

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