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    I will survey a number of ways in which presence and absence are described in Husserl’s philosophy. Some of them appear in the Logical Investigations, Husserl’s first major philosophical work, and they provide the stimulus and motif that later develop into his full phenomenology. In the Investigations Husserl examines signs, images, words, and perceptions, and in each of these a special play of presence and absence takes place.
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    Husserlian Meditations. How Words Present Things
    Northwestern University Press. 1974.
    The structure and key elements of Husserl's philosophy are analyzed in this chronological examination of his doctrines. Bibliogs
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    Formal and Material Causality in Science
    Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 69 57-67. 1995.
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    One of the major points in Husserl's philosophy is his insistence that consciousness is structured. He denies that consciousness is simply an undifferentiated awareness and that all the differences occur in the content or object of consciousness. He claims that consciousness itself is articulated; it has parts ordered into different kinds of wholes. The most vivid examples of this articulation are found in "representational" forms of consciousness such as remembering or imaging an experience. Le…Read more
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    Quotation
    Review of Metaphysics 37 (4). 1984.
    QUOTATION is not merely repetition, even though it involves repeating what someone else has said. Quotation is repeating something as having been stated by another. The difference is one of presentational or intentional form. There may be no difference in the words being repeated, but they are repeated differently: it is as though we no longer saw an object directly but now only in a mirror.
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    Parts and Moments: Studies in Logic and Formal Ontology (review)
    Review of Metaphysics 38 (1): 140-142. 1984.
    This book explores a dimension in Husserl's thought that is, unfortunately, usually neglected, the analysis of formal structures in thinking. It examines such topics as formal ontology, formal logic, logic and mathematics, set theory, and, most of all, the theme of parts and wholes. Moreover the book does not just comment on Husserl's treatment of these topics; it pursues them as philosophical issues, shows how Husserl's position can be compared with that of other thinkers, and traces some of th…Read more
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    Einleitung in die Logik und Erkenntnistheorie
    Review of Metaphysics 40 (4): 779-781. 1987.
    This book is the edition of a course given by Husserl in the Winter Semester of 1906-07 at Goettingen. The volume contains a long and informative introduction by the editor, the course itself, which extends for 355 pages, two sets of supplementary texts, which extend for almost 100 pages, and textual-critical remarks and tables of contents. The materials are not dramatically new, but they do shed light on Husserl's development and on the meaning of his teachings in Ideas I and in his well-known …Read more
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    The two works on logic that Husserl published during his lifetime were Logical Investigations, which appeared in 1900–01 at the beginning of his career, and Formal and Transcendental Logic, which appeared in 1929 and was written just after he retired from teaching in 1928. The present volume contains lectures Husserl gave on logic and the theory of science during the years between these two publications. The main text of the book, comprising 330 pages, is a course he gave in Freiburg in 1917–18 …Read more
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    Honor, Anger, and Belittlement in Aristotle’s Ethics
    Studia Gilsoniana 3 221-240. 2014.
    The author considers the phenomenon of honor by examining Aristotle’s description of it and its role in ethical and political life. His study of honor leads him to two related phenomena, anger and belittlement or contempt ; examining them helps him define honor more precisely. With his examination of honor the author shows how densely interwoven Aristotle’s ethical theory is; he illuminates such diverse things as the human good, political life and friendship, virtue, vice, incontinence, flattery…Read more
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    The work of Aron Gurwitsch
    Research in Phenomenology 5 (1): 7-10. 1975.
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    Theology and Deconstruction
    Télos 1998 (110): 155-166. 1998.
    Catherine Pickstock's book is about Catholic liturgy. What does it have to do with political theory and philosophy? Telos has recently been concerned with the problem of modernity — especially its rationalism and the domination of the sovereign state. Both of these problems have come to the fore with the fall of the Soviet Union in the East and the rise of postmodernity in the West. These same problems have their counterparts in theology. Modernity and postmodernity have not left the churches un…Read more
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    Logische Untersuchungen Ergänzungsband
    Review of Metaphysics 61 (2): 425-426. 2007.
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    Husserl: Shorter Works
    Review of Metaphysics 36 (2): 459-460. 1982.
    This is an intelligent and useful collection of works by Husserl. The editors have assembled twenty-one short works; some appeared first as essays, some are manuscripts, some are letters, some are extracts from larger works. Most important, they cover a wide range of topics and thus make up a rather colorful collection. Five are brief "introductions" to phenomenology: Husserl's inaugural lecture at Freiburg ; his introduction to the English edition of Ideas ; his Encyclopedia Britannica article …Read more
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    Referring
    Review of Metaphysics 42 (1). 1988.
    WHEN WORDS APPEAR THEY INTERRUPT the dense continuity of things. Pictures do so as well, but in a different way. The things surrounding me form a dense continuum: my attention can move from one thing to another without leaving what is immediately there. I can go from the table to the rug to the chair to the lamp and to the wall. But if at some point I come to a picture, this plain sequence is broken, and although it may quickly be picked up again, it is interrupted by the picture. When I hit the…Read more
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    For all these reasons, it is helpful to have a volume such as the one under review, which gives the historical and textual background for Crisis. Ably edited by Reinhold N. Smid, who has been associated with the Husserl Archives at Cologne for many years, the volume contains papers from the period 1934-37, just before Husserl's death in 1938. Crisis itself was published in its present form only posthumously in 1954, but its first two parts appeared in the journal Philosophia, published in Belgra…Read more
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    The first volume of Husserl's Ideen was published in 1913. Until then Husserl was known as the author of Logical Investigations, which had been published in 1900-1901 and which had generated a philosophical movement after its own image: one marked by anti-psychologism, by a detailed analysis of the phenomena of consciousness, by an interest in logic, by a kind of common-sense realism. The developments in Goettingen and Munich were examples of the influence of Husserl's early work. But the appear…Read more
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    Die Verwicklungen im Denken Wittgensteins
    Review of Metaphysics 38 (2): 408-411. 1984.
    The title of this book speaks of the "entanglements" in Wittgenstein's thought. The author claims that most of Wittgenstein's later philosophical criticisms are really criticisms not of philosophical discourse as such but only of his own earlier conception of philosophy as expressed in the Tractatus. In particular she claims that the classical Kantian transcendental philosophy escapes Wittgensteinian criticism; indeed Wittgenstein's own early philosophy, far from being a kind of transcendental p…Read more
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    Philosophical abstracts
    American Philosophical Quarterly 24 (1): 435-457. 1987.
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    Structuralism and Hermeneutics
    Review of Metaphysics 37 (2): 422-423. 1983.
    T. K. Seung criticizes the structuralist program of trying to discover the formal elements underlying language, thinking, and social structures. He also criticizes the post-structural doctrine of writers like Derrida and De Man who renounce the quest for structure and assert the absence of univocity, pattern, presence, and identity in language, thinking, and social behavior.
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    Gregory Froelich
    with What Is Moral Action
    The Monist 72 (1). 1989.
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    J.N. Mohanty, Edmund Husserl's Theory of Meaning (review)
    Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 27 (3): 447. 1967.
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    The Theory of Will in Classical Antiquity
    Review of Metaphysics 37 (3): 624-626. 1984.
    Albrecht Dihle is professor of classics at Heidelberg. This book is a development of the Sather Classical Lectures given at Berkeley in 1974. It is an important and informative work, rich in detail, clear in argument, and filled with erudition. Dihle begins by contrasting the Hellenistic philosophical understanding of nature with the Jewish religious understanding of the cosmos. The pagan philosophers saw nature and the world as an ordered whole and sought to conform their minds and their lives …Read more
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    The Theology of Disclosure
    Nova et Vetera 14 (2): 409-423. 2016.