This book presents the major philosophical doctrines of phenomenology in a clear, lively Introduction to Phenomenology. Front Cover. Robert Sokolowski. Introduction to Phenomenology by Robert Sokolowski Myth and Metaphysics by William A. Luijpen Layers in Husserl’s Phenomonology by Peter R. Costello. Robert Sokolowski is the author of Introduction to Phenomenology ( avg rating, ratings, 35 reviews, published ), The God of Faith and Reason.
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Phenomenology in the Last One Hundred Years. This is clearly a book written from the perspective of Husserlian phenomenology, though other phenomenologists are covered. This book is a decent, short read. Sokolowski’s intro to phenomenology does a very good job of explaining a very difficult philosophy in easy terms that can be understood.
Pictures, Quotations, And Distinctions: An appendix has a brief chapter of the history of phenomenology that is helpful. Jun 09, Geoff rated it it was amazing. By seeing the noema as an object as perceived in a certain way as opposed to a sense which mediates our perception of the object Sokolowski and Drummond present Husserl in a way that I find helpful, namely, as holding that there is a form of perception and perhaps even thinking!
Very helpful that is, but it’s one of the first things I read. Perception of a cube as a paradigm ;henomenology conscious experience; 3.
In addition to providing a new interpretation of the correspondence theory of truth, the author also explains how phenomenology differs from both modern and postmodern forms of thinking.
Description This book presents the major philosophical doctrines of phenomenology in a clear, lively style with an abundance of examples. They are thus stressing a continuity between Husserl and Frege. You cannot possibly have a simpler, more straightforward, and yet completely dependable exposition.
Introduction to Phenomenology by Robert Sokolowski
Again to reinforce the revivalist tenor of phenomenological literature let me quote Sokolowski: How can perception be primary? Reason Truth and Evidence. Cambridge University Press Amazon. What is intentionality and why is it important? How to Do Things with Brackets: If introductin are unfamiliar with this branch of philosophy, then this is a great book for anyone wanting to know the basics of Phenomenology.
The Hidden Potentialities of Augmented Reality. I asked others where I should go next to discover more about phenomenology and didn’t get good answers except to go back to the original sources. This book is a keeper!
It’s starts off explaining how every act of consciousness is directed towards an object, and then disects the perceptive experience for both the present and non-present, discusses the internal modifications robery create ourselves as datives of manifestation, and explains Phenomenology as the transcendental attitude that works on the natural attitude ot an attempt to discern truth.
The book examines such phenomena as perception, pictures, imagination, memory, language, and reference, and shows how human thinking arises from experience.
Sokolowski is a good writer, but even better; he is an eminent thinker. The book can be read in sections. While I practiced my speed reading using this book, my pace was slow enough that I think I should have gotten more out of it. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
Find it on Scholar. The purpose of this procedure is not to call natural Apr 22, Lukas op de Beke rated it really liked it. I came across Sokolowski’s work about two years ago. Cambridge University Press History of Western Philosophy. Perception, memory, and imagination; 6. Apr 30, John Whalen rated it really liked it. He often described phenomenology as a response to the problems created by the modern account of mind.
Readers should also have some familiarity with key philosophical issues in epistemology before reading. The most beneficial thing about the book is the keen insights that can be gleaned from the study of phenomenology for the burgeoning studies If you are unfamiliar with this branch of philosophy, then this is a great book for anyone wanting to know the basics of Phenomenology.
Having little background in phenomenology, jumping right in to Husserl in particular was too much for me.
Introduction to Phenomenology
It is a short book and one which progresses through each of its topics at a rapid pace. In that sense I’d recommend buying this thing as an ebook so as to utilize the “search” feature and be able to jump around the text and sokoolowski about relevant concepts in stead of a search and rescue mission that would inevitably waste quite a bit of time if one bought the paper version.
To seek a foundation or essence based on the kind of indubitable knowledge that is sought by phenomenologists seems like the journey of Don Quixote, furthermore the jargon used in the phenomenological literature reeks too much of obscurantism which one suspects hides a lack of conceptual clarity.
This should book should be “must read” for everyone interested in phenomenology.
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It’s starts off explaining how every act of consciousness is directed towards an object, and then disects If this is the easiest and clearest introduction to Phenomenology I’m glad I didn’t opt phsnomenology any of the others. Jan 06, Christina “6 word reviewer” Lake added it.
The opening chapters describe the formal structures of phenomenology: Augmented Reality and Ubiquitous Computing: It also studies personal identity as established through time and discusses the nature of philosophy.