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A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism


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List of Illustrations viii Notes on Contributors ix Acknowledgments xiv 1 A Brief Introduction to Phenomenology and Existentialism 1 Mark A. Wrathall and Hubert L. Dreyfus PART I PHENOMENOLOGY 7 MAIN MOVEMENTS 8 2 Husserlian Phenomenology 9 Steven Crowell 3 Existential Phenomenology 31 Mark A. Wrathall 4 French Phenomenology 48 Francois-David Sebbah CENTRAL CONCEPTS 68 5 Intentionality 69 J. N. Mohanty 6 Consciousness 78 Charles Siewert 7 The Lifeworld and Lived Experience 91 Martin Jay 8 Husserl?s Reductions and the Role They Play in His Phenomenology 105 Dagfinn Follesdal 9 Categorial Intuition 115 Dieter Lohmar 10 Temporality 127 John B. Brough and William Blattner PART II EXISTENTIALISM 135 MAIN MOVEMENTS 136 11 The Roots of Existentialism 137 Hubert L. Dreyfus 12 German Existence-Philosophy 162 Udo Tietz 13 Religious Existentialism 188 Clancy Martin 14 French Existentialism 206 Robert Wicks CENTRAL CONCEPTS 228 15 The Concept of Authenticity 229 Taylor Carman 16 Affectivity 240 Beatrice Han-Pile 17 The Body 253 Piotr Hoffman 18 Freedom and Responsibility 263 Frederick A. Olafson 19 Absurdity 271 David Sherman 20 Death 280 David Couzens Hoy PART III CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PHENOMENOLOGY AND EXISTENTIALISM 289 21 Emotions in Phenomenology and Existentialism 291 Robert C. Solomon 22 The Egological Structure of Consciousness: Lessons from Sartre for Analytical Philosophy of Mind 310 Manuel Bremer 23 Phenomenology, Neuroscience, and Intersubjectivity 329 Matthew Ratcliffe 24 The Intrinsic Spatial Frame of Reference 346 Shaun Gallagher 25 Action, the Scientific Worldview, and Being-in-the-World 356 Craig DeLancey 26 Phenomenology in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science 377 Daniel Andler 27 Phenomenological Currents in Twentieth-Century Psychology 394 Frederick J. Wertz 28 Medicine 412 Fredrik Svenaeus 29 Realism, Science, and the Deworlding of the World 425 Peter Eli Gordon 30 Environmental Philosophy 445 Iain Thomson 31 Ontology, Pragmatism, and Technology 464 Shunsuke Kadowaki 32 The Lived-Body and the Dignity of Human Beings 478 Andreas Brenner 33 Sexuality 489 Ann V. Murphy 34 Feminism 502 Sara Heinamaa 35 A Life Worth Living 516 Julian Young 36 The Search for Immediacy and the Problem of Political Life in Existentialism and Phenomenology 531 Michael Allen Gillespie 37 History and Historicity 545 Charles Guignon 38 Bubbles and Skulls: The Phenomenology of Self-Consciousness in Dutch Still-Life Painting 559 Wayne M. Martin 39 Mathematics 585 Mark van Atten Index 600

About the Author

Hubert L. Dreyfus is Professor of Philosophy in the Graduate School at the University of California at Berkeley. His publications include On the Internet (2001), What Computers (Still) Can't Do (Third Edition, 1992), Being-in-the-World: A Commentary on Division I of Heidegger's Being and Time (1991), and Mind over Machine: The Power of Human Intuition and Expertise in the Era of the Computer (with Stuart Dreyfus, 1987). Mark A. Wrathall is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Brigham Young University. He is the editor of Religion after Metaphysics (2003), Heidegger Re-examined (with Hubert L. Dreyfus, 2002), Heidegger, Authenticity, and Modernity (with Jeff Malpas, 2000), Heidegger, Coping, and Cognitive Science (with Jeff Malpas, 2000), and Appropriating Heidegger (with James Falconer, 2000). Hubert L. Dreyfus and Mark A. Wrathall are also the joint editors of A Companion to Heidegger (Blackwell, 2005).


"The volume is thorough and will assist readers interested in both Continental thought and traditional Anglo-American topics." (CHOICE, November 2009)

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