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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Connectedness is ohenomenology with care for others care for yourself actually, since it assumes you first need to feel connectedbut this is not a necessary conclusion: It is a short book and one which progresses through each of its topics at a rapid pace.

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The impulse of curiosity, the pressure for knowledge, from the lowest level up to the highest rung of philosophical insight arises only from the struggle to cancel this situation of unfreedom and to make the world one’s own in one’s ideas and thought. Philosophy of Mind in Continental Philosophy. Decent introduction to phenomenology written in plain English. Words Pictures and Symbols.

Table of contents Introduction; 1. The West Coast school does this so that Husserl is more immediately applicable to problems in analytic philosophy. It offers rich and illuminating insights both for the first-time reader and for the long-term scholar.

The East Coast school including Robert Sokolowski and John Drummond see the noema as the object as perceived in a certain way an identity in a manifold of perception ; it is the object and the sense of the object. His step by step approach takes you through multiple, ever-more precise discussions of what phenomenology is can be a bit sl I’m having difficulties with this one.


Selected pages Title Page. Up unti This is a good introductory book. I have long felt discomfort with phenomenological jargon in that rather than it Robert Sokolowlski’s introduction to phenomenology is as clear an exposition of this often impenetrable subject as I have read.

I do appreciate the thematic structure rather than one based on authors’ names. Sep 08, Rebecca rated it liked it. The Life World and Intersubjectivity. Sokolowski is a good writer, intrpduction even better; he is an eminent thinker. Apr 01, Olivia rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

What you will have is a general sense of what phenomenology is trying to do, a sense for why it is such an interesting and exciting approach to philosophy, and a solid basis from which to engage with more phenomenological work. The author does a yeoman’s job of explaining phenomenology, particularly the phenomenological concepts of absence and intentionality which are basic to an understanding of how human beings can study the “thingness” or objective qualities of things that are abstract or usually considered subjective.

This is eminent reading. Introduction to Phenomenology also has an early chapter Chapter 3 which applies the phenomenological method in a synoptic fashion to our perception of a cube. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Introduction to Phenomenology

PettNancy R. This is a very obscure and almost impenetrable branch of philosophy, especially if you don’t have much background in philosophical studies. Our perceptions are always partial. But don’t let that keep you from a well-written Introduction to Phenomenology! Phenomenology is the science of phenomena as distinct from that of the nature of being.

He writes with admirable lucidity about complex and subtle issues, including even such braintwisters as the temporality of consciousness, the phenomenology of the self, and noetic-noematic correlations I came across Sokolowski’s work about two years ago. The Best Books of Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 phenomenolkgy. Since the subject matter i This book is exactly what it’s title says it is ; a introduction to phenomenology.


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Preview — Introduction to Phenomenology by Spkolowski Sokolowski. This approach runs in contrast to what many introductions to phenomenology would use, which utilize much more textual analysis e. Robert Sokolowski – – Cambridge University Press.

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. This book has given me the proper context for understanding phenomenology, at least in a useful practical way.

In addition, towards the end, Sokolowski engages in a rather bizarre series of assertions because he presents no evidence or argument for any of his points, going totally against much of what he says in the book about the nature of modern politics, citizenship, his preference for republicanism, and how phenomenology is somehow related to all that.

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This book presents the major philosophical doctrines of phenomenology in a clear, lively style with an abundance of examples. On the whole I’d recommend the book, but only if you possess determination. When I went to my philosophy group discussion of this book, the hard core philosopher types ripped this book to shreds as well as many skoolowski the concepts of phenomenology.