Phenomenology Explained: From Experience to Insight

2015.05.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Detmer, Phenomenology Explained: From Experience to Insight, Open Court, 2013, 212pp., $24.95 (pbk), ISBN
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2015.05.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Detmer, Phenomenology Explained: From Experience to Insight, Open Court, 2013, 212pp., $24.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780812697971. Reviewed by Michael R. Kelly, University of San Diego David Detmer's book commendably strains to make clear and accessible to the novice phenomenology's central mission, method, and concepts. Analytically and continentally trained philosophers should find his philosophical style approachable. And with some significant caveats, which will become clear below, I think that instructors would find helpful some of Detmer's ways of presenting the philosophical context surrounding phenomenology's emergence, its distinctive and cogent alternatives to traditional philosophical problems, and certain of its important methodological claims. A quick glance at the title of each of the work's eight sections tells one a good deal: Introduction; Early Husserl; Middle Husserl; Late Husserl; Ethics;. . .

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