Husserl's Ethics and Practical Intentionality

2016.06.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Susi Ferrarello, Husserl's Ethics and Practical Intentionality, Bloomsbury, 2016, 269pp., $112.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781472573735.
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2016.06.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Susi Ferrarello, Husserl's Ethics and Practical Intentionality, Bloomsbury, 2016, 269pp., $112.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781472573735. Reviewed by Pol Vandevelde, Marquette University This book offers a rich, broad, and very well informed introduction to Husserl's ethics. Susi Ferrarello embraces the view that Husserl develops a unitary project in the different texts he wrote on ethics at various times and endeavors to show the systematic nature of this project: ethics is both a science and a practice. It is a science in the sense of a reflection on what it means to live a good life and a practice in the sense that our behaviors and actions are motivated by values. This book is a welcome addition to the growing body of studies on a phenomenological ethics at a time when Husserl's own major works on the topic are not yet available in translation (the main ones being... Read More

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