The A to Z of Husserl's Philosophy (A to Z Guides #166) (Paperback)

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Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) is widely regarded as the founding figure of the philosophical movement of "phenomenology." Husserl's philosophical program was both embraced and rejected by many, but in either case, his ideas set the stage for and exercised an enormous influence on the development of much of the philosophy that followed. In particular, his thought provides the backdrop and impetus for movements such as existentialism, hermeneutics, and deconstruction. Also, because of his career-long concerns with logic and mathematics, there are many points of contact between Husserl's phenomenology and so-called "analytical philosophy," further cementing study of Husserl's thought across the philosophical spectrum. The A to Z of Husserl's Philosophy provides the means to approach the texts of Husserl, as well as those of his major commentators. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on key terms and neologisms, as well as brief discussions of Husserl's major works and of some of his most important predecessors, contemporaries, and successors.

About the Author

John J. Drummond is currently Robert Southwell, S.J. Distinguished Professor of the Humanities and professor and chair of philosophy at Fordham University in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780810875937
ISBN-10: 0810875934
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2010
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: A to Z Guides