Phenomenology in French Philosophy: Early Encounters

2014.04.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christian Dupont, Phenomenology in French Philosophy: Early Encounters, Springer, 2014, 338pp, $129.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2014.04.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christian Dupont, Phenomenology in French Philosophy: Early Encounters, Springer, 2014, 338pp, $129.00 (hbk), ISBN 9789400746404. Reviewed by Edward Baring, Drew University The French reception of German phenomenology was the result of one of the most consequential border crossings in modern intellectual history. In the interwar period, the work of Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, and to a lesser extent Max Scheler began to find traction west of the Rhine, where it proved to be a critical stimulus to philosophical renewal. Consequently, German phenomenology shaped the work of some of the most recognizable figures of twentieth-century French thought. The dynamics of this reception has attracted the interest of numerous intellectual historians and philosophers over the past fifteen years, and a vibrant field of scholarly inquiry has emerged. Christian Dupont's book is the latest instantiation. . .

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