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By David R.Cerbone

"Understanding Phenomenology" presents a advisor to 1 of crucial colleges of notion in sleek philosophy. The booklet lines phenomenology's historic improvement, starting with its founder, Edmund Husserl and his "pure" or "transcendental" phenomenology, and carrying on with with the later, "existential" phenomenology of Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The e-book additionally assesses later, serious responses to phenomenology - from Derrida to Dennett - in addition to the continuing value of phenomenology for philosophy this present day. Written for someone coming to phenomenology for the 1st time, the e-book courses the reader during the frequently bewildering array of technical options and jargon linked to phenomenology and gives transparent motives and precious examples to motivate and improve engagement with the first texts.

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