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Aspect Perception and Philosophical Difficulty  

Avner Baz

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article traces a new line of thought through, or actually to, Ludwig Wittgenstein's writings on aspect perception. Its point of bearing is the second part of the Brown Book. It show ... More

A Better Self: Freud and Nietzsche on the Nature and Value of Sublimation  

Ken Gemes

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Feb 2019
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Nov 2018
The notion of sublimation is essential to Nietzsche and Freud. However, Freud’s writings fail to provide a persuasive notion of sublimation. In particular, Freud’s writings are confused on ... More

Body and Soul  

Peter King

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article argues that modern philosophy is haunted by the specter of Cartesian dualism: the view that a human being is a composite of two fundamentally different substances, one material ... More

Descartes’ Notion of the Mind–Body Union and its Phenomenological Expositions  

Sara Heinämaa and Timo Kaitaro

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
The chapter clarifies the connections between Descartes’ discussion of the mind–body union and classical phenomenology of embodiment, as developed by Husserl and Merleau-Ponty. It argues ... More

Dualism  

E. J. Lowe

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
Dualism in contemporary philosophy of mind comes in many different varieties, but following long-standing tradition is normally divided into two main kinds: substance dualism and property ... More

The Early Heidegger’s Phenomenology  

Daniel O. Dahlstrom

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
This chapter attempts to shed some light on Heidegger’s early conception of phenomenology in light of its conscious departure from Husserl’s conception of phenomenology. The period in ... More

Edith Stein’s Challenge to Sense-Making: The Role of the Lived Body, Psyche, and Spirit  

Antonio Calcagno

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
Edith Stein viewed her work with Husserl as a project of collaboration aimed at developing and promoting phenomenology, but rather than conceiving of constitution or sense-bestowal as ... More

Embodiment and Bodily Becoming  

Sara Heinämaa

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
The chapter clarifies Husserl’s phenomenological approach to embodiment by explicating his analytical concepts and his transcendental arguments concerning the constitution of living ... More

From Recognition to Intersubjectivity: Hegel and Psychoanalysis  

Molly Macdonald

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Feb 2019
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Nov 2018
This chapter engages in a conversation between two seemingly disparate discourses of Hegelian philosophy and psychoanalytic theory. In the work of Jean Hyppolite, the chapter locates the ... More

From the Origin of Spatiality to a Variety of Spaces  

Filip Mattens

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
How can a spatial world appear to a non-extended mind? This chapter focuses on two moments in which this question steered the development of phenomenology. The first part explains how ... More

Historicity and the Hermeneutic Predicament: From Yorck to Derrida  

Hans Ruin

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
The chapter presents the topic of “historicity” (Geschichtlichkeit) as a core concern for phenomenological thinking in the intersection with hermeneutics. It is first coined as a ... More

Hume and the Molyneux Problem  

Henry E. Allison

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Jan 2016
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Jul 2014
How would Hume have addressed William Molyneux’s question to Locke: would a man born blind but able to distinguish between a sphere and cube by touch, immediately on acquiring sight, ... More

Hume on Evil  

Samuel Newlands

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Jan 2016
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Aug 2014
This paper focuses on Hume’s discussions of evil, with an eye toward both contemporary disputes in philosophy of religion and Hume’s own eighteenth-century context. Following preliminary ... More

Hume on the External World  

Georges Dicker

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Jan 2016
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Sep 2014
Like Descartes, Locke, and Berkeley before him, Hume propounds a theory of the external world or of what, in his case, is better called belief in the existence of body. The success or ... More

Hume’s Chief Argument  

Peter Millican

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Jan 2016
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Oct 2014
The common tendency to characterize Hume’s philosophy as simply “skeptical,” “naturalist,” “empiricist,” or “irreligious” is a mistake. Rather, his philosophy is best seen as responding to ... More

Hume’s Theory of Ideas  

Wayne Waxman

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Jan 2016
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Sep 2014
Commentators divide on whether the basic elements of Hume’s philosophy—perceptions, their division into impressions and ideas, and their associative relation—should be construed as objects ... More

Husserl’s Early Period: Juvenilia and the Logical Investigations  

Peter Andras Varga

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
In order to provide a balanced original exposition of the early period of Husserl’s philosophy, first his biography is surveyed, including the historiographical trends that influenced the ... More

Husserl’s Middle Period and the Development of his Ethics  

John J. Drummond

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
This chapter considers several important themes of Husserl’s middle period through the prism of important developments in his ethical thought. The chapter examines the transformation in ... More

Husserl, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty on the World of Experience  

Hanne Jacobs

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
This chapter focuses on a number of respects in which Husserl’s, Heidegger’s, and Merleau-Ponty’s accounts of the world differ, despite other significant commonalities. Specifically, it ... More

Ideal Verificationism and Perceptual Faith: Husserl and Merleau-Ponty on Perceptual Knowledge  

Walter Hopp

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
Husserl maintains that there is an essential relationship between consciousness and being. Understanding the details of that relationship is one of the principal tasks of Husserl’s ... More

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