Written in a clear and engaging style, this volume charts the course of the movement from its origins in Husserl to its transformation by Derrida. It describes the thought of Heidegger and Sartre, phenomenology's most famous thinkers, and introduces and assesses the distinctive use of phenomenology by some of its lesser-known exponents, such as Levinas, Arendt and Gadamer. Throughout, the enormous influence of phenomenology on the course of twentieth-century philosophy is thoroughly explored.
Clearly explaining technical terms and avoiding jargon, "Introduction to Phenomenology" is an indispensable introduction to the history and substance of this vital current in intellectual thought." /> Written in a clear and engaging style, this volume charts the course of the movement from its origins in Husserl to its transformation by Derrida. It describes the thought of Heidegger and Sartre, phenomenology's most famous thinkers, and introduces and assesses the distinctive use of phenomenology by some of its lesser-known exponents, such as Levinas, Arendt and Gadamer. Throughout, the enormous influence of phenomenology on the course of twentieth-century philosophy is thoroughly explored.
Clearly explaining technical terms and avoiding jargon, "Introduction to Phenomenology" is an indispensable introduction to the history and substance of this vital current in intellectual thought."> Written in a clear and engaging style, this volume charts the course of the movement from its origins in Husserl to its transformation by Derrida. It describes the thought of Heidegger and Sartre, phenomenology's most famous thinkers, and introduces and assesses the distinctive use of phenomenology by some of its lesser-known exponents, such as Levinas, Arendt and Gadamer. Throughout, the enormous influence of phenomenology on the course of twentieth-century philosophy is thoroughly explored.
Clearly explaining technical terms and avoiding jargon, "Introduction to Phenomenology" is an indispensable introduction to the history and substance of this vital current in intellectual thought."> Written in a clear and engaging style, this volume charts the course of the movement from its origins in Husserl to its transformation by Derrida. It describes the thought of Heidegger and Sartre, phenomenology's most famous thinkers, and introduces and assesses the distinctive use of phenomenology by some of its lesser-known exponents, such as Levinas, Arendt and Gadamer. Throughout, the enormous influence of phenomenology on the course of twentieth-century philosophy is thoroughly explored.
Clearly explaining technical terms and avoiding jargon, "Introduction to Phenomenology" is an indispensable introduction to the history and substance of this vital current in intellectual thought.">
Introduction to Phenomenology

Introduction to Phenomenology

By: Dermot Moran (author)Hardback

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"Introduction to Phenomenology" is an outstanding and comprehensive guide to an important but often little-understood movement in European philosophy. Dermot Moran lucidly examines the contributions of phenomenology's nine seminal thinkers: Brentano, Husserl, Heidegger, Gadamer, Arendt, Levinas, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty and Derrida.
Written in a clear and engaging style, this volume charts the course of the movement from its origins in Husserl to its transformation by Derrida. It describes the thought of Heidegger and Sartre, phenomenology's most famous thinkers, and introduces and assesses the distinctive use of phenomenology by some of its lesser-known exponents, such as Levinas, Arendt and Gadamer. Throughout, the enormous influence of phenomenology on the course of twentieth-century philosophy is thoroughly explored.
Clearly explaining technical terms and avoiding jargon, "Introduction to Phenomenology" is an indispensable introduction to the history and substance of this vital current in intellectual thought.

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Dermot Moran is Professor of Philosophy at University College Dublin and Founding Editor of the International Journal of Philosophical Studies.

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  • publication date: 11/02/1951
  • ISBN13: 9780415958233
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780415958233
  • ISBN10: 0415958237

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