Analyses Concerning Passive and Active Synthesis: Lectures on Transcendental Logic (Husserliana: Edmund Husserl - Collected Works v. 9 Softcover repri
By: Edmund Husserl (author), Anthony J. Steinbock (volume_editor)Paperback
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Coming from what is arguably the most productive period of Husserl's life, this volume offers the reader a first translation into English of Husserl's renowned lectures on 'passive synthesis', given between 1920 and 1926. These lectures are the first extensive application of Husserl's newly developed genetic phenomenology to perceptual experience and to the way in which it is connected to judgments and cognition. They include an historical reflection on the crisis of contemporary thought and human spirit, provide an archaeology of experience by questioning back into sedimented layers of meaning, and sketch the genealogy of judgment in 'active synthesis'. Drawing upon everyday events and personal experiences, the Analyses are marked by a patient attention to the subtle emergence of sense in our lives. By advancing a phenomenology of association that treats such phenomena as bodily kinaesthesis, temporal genesis, habit, affection, attention, motivation, and the unconscious, Husserl explores the cognitive dimensions of the body in its affectively significant surroundings.
An elaboration of these diverse modes of evidence and their modalizations (transcendental aesthetic), allows Husserl to trace the origin of truth up to judicative achievements (transcendental logic). Joined by several of Husserl's essays on static and genetic method, the Analyses afford a richness of description unequalled by the majority of Husserl's works available to English readers. Students of phenomenology and of Husserl's thought will find this an indispensable work.
Translator's Introduction. Main Texts. Part 1: Preliminary Considerations for the Lecture on Transcendental Logic. Part 2: Analyses Concerning Passive Synthesis: Toward a Transcendental Aesthetic. Self-Giving in Perception. Division 1: Modalization. 1. The Mode of Negation. 2. The Mode of Doubt. 3. The Mode of Possibility. 4. Passive and Active Modalization. Division 2: Evidence. 1. The Structure of Fulfillment. 2. Passive and Active Intentions and The Forms of Their Confirmation and Verification. 3. Remembering and the Constitution of an In-Itself of Experience. Division 3: Association. 1. Primordial Phenomena and Forms of Order within Passive Synthesis. 2. The Phenomenon of Affection. 3. The Accomplishment of Affective Awakening in Three Levels of Association. 4. The Phenomenon of Expectation. Division 4: The In-Itself of the Stream of Consciousness. 1. Illusion in the Realm of Remembering. 2. The True Being of the Past as Passively Prefigured for Free Egoic Activity. 3. The Problem of a True Being for the Future of Consciousness. Part 3: Analyses Concerning Active Synthesis: Toward a Transcendental, Genetic Logic. Introduction. Circumscribing the Investigations into the Active Ego. 1. Active Objectivation. 2. The Fundamental Structures and Fundamental Forms of Judgment. 3. The Syntactic and the Object-Theoretical Directions of Examination. Supplementary Texts. Section 1. First Version of Main Text Part 2 (1920/21). Section 2: Appendices. A. Appendices to Part 2. B. Appendices to Part 3. Section 3: Related Essays. Index.
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