The recent first-time publication of works from Edmund Husserl's later years, especially his Freiburg period, combined with new studies of his method and theories, has stimulated a remarkable shift in perceptions of the scope and significance of Husserl's transcendental phenomenology. Informed by a deep reading of not just the works published during Husserl's lifetime but also the countless lectures and manuscripts he wrote in his later years, the essays in The New Husserl provide an alternative approach to Husserl by examining his work and his method as a whole and by probing issues, old and new, that occupied him during this exceptionally productive period. The noted Husserl specialist Klaus Held opens the book with two essays, published here in English for the first time, that provide an insightful and lucid introduction to Husserl's central texts. Other prominent Husserl scholars treat his most important and lasting contributions to philosophy, such as the concept of intentionality, the theory of types, time-consciousness, consciousness and subjectivity, the phenomenological method, and the problem of generativity. By inviting readers to discover this "new Husserl," the present collection is likely to shape scholarly discussions of Husserl's thought for some time to come.
Donn Welton is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is author of The Other Husserl and editor of The Essential Husserl (both published by Indiana University Press).
Preliminary Table of Contents: Introduction Part I. The Scope of Husserl's Transcendental Phenomenology 1. Klaus Held, Husserl's Phenomenological Method 2. Klaus Held, Husserl's Phenomenology of the Lifeworld Part II. Intentionality, Types, and Time 3. John Drummond, The Structure of Intentionality 4. Dieter Lohmar, Husserl's Type and Kant's Schemata: Systematic Reasons for Their Correlation or Identity 5. Lanei Rodemeyer, Developments in the Theory of Time Consciousness Part III. Self-Consciousness, Transcendental Subjectivity, and Pre-reflective Self-awareness 6. Dan Zahavi, Inner Time-Consciousness and Pre-reflective Self-awareness 7. David Carr, Transcendental and Empirical Subjectivity: The Self in the Transcendental Tradition 8. Rudolf Bernet, Unconscious Consciousness in Husserl and Freud Part IV. Intersubjectivity and the Question of the World 9. Donn Welton, World as Horizon 10. Dan Zahavi, Husserl's Intersubjective Transformation of Transcendental Philosophy Part V. The Scope of Phenomenological Method 11. Donn Welton, The Systematicity of Husserl's Transcendental Philosophy: Static and Genetic Phenomenological Method 12. Anthony Steinbock, Generativity and the Scope of Generative Phenomenology Contributors Index