Understanding Phenomenology has 32 ratings and 4 reviews. Yzobelle said: Fantastic series! Cerbone was able to explain profound philosophy using simple.. . Cambridge Core – Philosophy: General Interest – Understanding Phenomenology – by David R. Cerbone. David R. Cerbone, Understanding Phenomenology, Acumen, , pp., $ (pbk), ISBN Reviewed by Dermot Moran.

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Tom Rockmore – – University of Chicago Press. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Wolfgang Walter Fuchs – – M. Cerbone is well versed in analytic philo A “comprehensive” introduction to a subject I know precious little about.

Understanding Phenomenology traces phenomenology’s historical development, beginning with its founder, Edmund Husserl, and his “pure” or “transcendental” phenomenology and continuing with the later, “existential” phenomenology of Heidegger, Sartre, and Merleau-Ponty.

In other words, Cerbone is deliberately abstaining from a more critical evaluation of these thinkers. The book also assesses critical responses Sartre is presented by Cerbone as revising the phenomenological approach to the ego and its self-knowledge, as well as offering an interesting account of the experience of consciousness as a kind of ‘nothingness’.

Cerbone is well versed in analytic philosophy of mind, and so is able to relate many of the points made by famous phenomenological philosophers to various problems and positions within analytic phil mind debates.



Trivia About Understanding Phe Here Levinas and Derrida are treated as challenging phenomenology in various ways Levinas with his emphasis on the face and the need to prioritise the other over oneself; Derrida for his deconstructive critique of phemomenology.

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A lot of phenomenology is really focused on the manner in which objectivity is constituted for subjectivity rather than simply an account of the subjective dimension of experience. Written for anyone coming to phenomenology for the first time, the book guides the reader through the often bewildering array of technical concepts and jargon associated with phenomenology and provides clear explanations and helpful examples to encourage and enhance engagement with the primary texts. The book traces phenomenology’s historical development, beginning with its founder, Edmund Husserl and his “pure” or “transcendental” phenomenology, and continuing with the later, “existential” phenomenology of Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

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No trivia underrstanding quizzes yet. Amina Ali rated it really liked it Dec 08, John rated it really liked it Aug 20, Cerbone Limited preview – Jun 16, Yzobelle rated it phneomenology was amazing Shelves: Kevin rated it liked it Oct 31, I think that it is important for phenomenology to once again assess the contribution of Edmund Husserl especially in the light of the extraordinary wealth of manuscripts that are understabding available to us thanks to the Husserliana edition.


Introductions and Overviews in Continental Philosophy Husserl: I do not think we should easily accept at face value Heideggerian or Sartrean criticisms of Husserl without first attempting to ascertain precisely where Husserl himself stood on the central, thorny issues. Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

Aaron rated it really liked it Feb 08, undertanding Keith rated it really liked it Jul 15, The attitude that comes to diagnose the natural attitude for what it is is actually the theoretical attitude, the attitude of the non-participating spectator. Be the first to ask a question about Understanding Phenomenology.

Open Preview See a Problem? Preview undegstanding Understanding Phenomenology by David R. Daniel Dennett’s critique of phenomenology as a kind of introspectionism is also discussed.

Scepticism about phenomenology typically begins with worries concerning the reliability of introspection. Account Options Sign in.