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Routledge Research in Phenomenology


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Routledge Research in Phenomenology publishes volumes that relate phenomenological arguments and ideas to a broader range of current philosophical problems. It also offers more historically informed studies of themes and figures from the phenomenological tradition, with the aim to be a rich resource of new ideas and approaches that promise to enliven contemporary debates. Clearly written and rigorously argued, these books ensure accessibility to a broad philosophical audience and to theorists working in other disciplines.

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Normativity, Meaning, and the Promise of Phenomenology

Normativity, Meaning, and the Promise of Phenomenology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Matthew Burch, Jack Marsh, Irene McMullin
May 31, 2019

The aim of this volume is to critically assess the philosophical importance of phenomenology as a method for studying the normativity of meaning and its transcendental conditions. Using the pioneering work of Steven Crowell as a springboard, phenomenologists from all over the world examine the...

Phenomenology of the Broken Body

Phenomenology of the Broken Body

1st Edition

Espen Dahl, Cassandra Falke, Thor Eirik Eriksen
January 28, 2019

Some fundamental aspects of the lived body only become evident when it breaks down through illness, weakness or pain. From a phenomenological point of view, various breakdowns are worth analyzing for their own sake, and discussing them also opens up overlooked dimensions of our bodily constitution....

Husserl’s Phenomenology of Intersubjectivity: Historical Interpretations and Contemporary Applications

Husserl’s Phenomenology of Intersubjectivity: Historical Interpretations and Contemporary Applications

1st Edition

Frode Kjosavik, Christian Beyer, Christel Fricke
December 13, 2018

This collection examines the instrumental role of intersubjectivity in Husserl’s philosophy and explores the potential for developing novel ways of addressing and resolving contemporary philosophical issues on that basis. This is the first time Iso Kern offers an extensive overview of this rich...

Phenomenology of Thinking: Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences

Phenomenology of Thinking: Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences

1st Edition

Thiemo Breyer, Christopher Gutland
September 18, 2018

This book draws connections between recent advances in analytic philosophy of mind and insights from the rich phenomenological tradition concerning the nature of thinking. By combining both analytic and continental approaches, the volume arrives at a more comprehensive understanding of the mental...

Wittgenstein and Phenomenology

Wittgenstein and Phenomenology

1st Edition

Oskari Kuusela, Mihai Ometita, Timur Uçan
June 01, 2018

This volume of new essays explores the relationship between the thought of Wittgenstein and the key figures of phenomenology: Husserl, Heidegger, Levinas, Merleau-Ponty and Sartre. It is the first book to provide an overview of how Wittgenstein’s philosophy in its different phases, including his...

Phenomenology of Sociality: Discovering the ‘We’

Phenomenology of Sociality: Discovering the ‘We’

1st Edition

Thomas Szanto, Dermot Moran
February 12, 2018

Phenomenological accounts of sociality in Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, Scheler, Schütz, Stein and many others offer powerful lines of arguments to recast current, predominantly analytic, discussions on collective intentionality and social cognition. Against this background, the aim of...

Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology: Conceptual and Empirical Approaches

Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology: Conceptual and Empirical Approaches

1st Edition

Daniel O. Dahlstrom, Andreas Elpidorou, Walter Hopp
November 28, 2017

This volume identifies and develops how philosophy of mind and phenomenology interact in both conceptual and empirically-informed ways. The objective is to demonstrate that phenomenology, as the first-personal study of the contents and structures of our mentality, can provide us with insights into...

Imagination and Social Perspectives: Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology

Imagination and Social Perspectives: Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology

1st Edition

Michela Summa, Thomas Fuchs, Luca Vanzago
October 09, 2017

Our experience of other individuals as minded beings goes hand in hand with the awareness that they have a unique epistemic and emotional perspective on the experienced objects and situations. The same object can be seen from many different points of view, an event can awaken different emotional...

Phenomenology of Plurality: Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity

Phenomenology of Plurality: Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity

1st Edition

Sophie Loidolt
September 21, 2017

Winner of the 2018 Edwin Ballard Prize awarded by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology This book develops a unique phenomenology of plurality by introducing Hannah Arendt’s work into current debates taking place in the phenomenological tradition. Loidolt offers a systematic treatment...

Phenomenology, Naturalism and Science: A Hybrid and Heretical Proposal

Phenomenology, Naturalism and Science: A Hybrid and Heretical Proposal

1st Edition

Jack Reynolds
September 19, 2017

Arguing for the compatibility of phenomenology and naturalism, this book also refashions each. The opening chapters begin with a methodological focus, which seeks to curb the "over-bidding" characteristic of both traditional transcendental phenomenology and scientific naturalism. Having thus opened...

Pragmatic Perspectives in Phenomenology

Pragmatic Perspectives in Phenomenology

1st Edition

Ondrej Svec, Jakub Capek
June 22, 2017

Pragmatic Perspectives in Phenomenology offers a complex analysis of the pragmatic theses that are present in the works of leading phenomenological authors, including not only Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty, as it is often the case within Hubert Dreyfus’ tradition, but also Husserl, Levinas, Scheler,...

Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

1st Edition

Komarine Romdenh-Romluc
April 17, 2017

Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Ludwig Wittgenstein are two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, yet their work is generally regarded as standing in contrast to one another. However, as this outstanding collection demonstrates they both reject a Cartesian picture of the mind and...

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