Alfred Schutz

[Revised entry by Michael Barber on March 13, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Alfred Schutz, more than any other phenomenologist, attempted to relate the thought of Edmund Husserl to
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[Revised entry by Michael Barber on March 13, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Alfred Schutz, more than any other phenomenologist, attempted to relate the thought of Edmund Husserl to the social world and the social sciences. His Phenomenology of the Social World supplied philosophical foundations for Max Weber's sociology and for economics, with which he was familiar through contacts with colleagues of the Austrian school. When Schutz fled Hitler's Anschluss of...

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