Husserl's Transcendental Phenomenology: Nature, Spirit, and Life

2016.07.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrea Staiti, Husserl's Transcendental Phenomenology: Nature, Spirit, and Life, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 313pp., $95.00
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2016.07.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrea Staiti, Husserl's Transcendental Phenomenology: Nature, Spirit, and Life, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 313pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107066304. Reviewed by Dermot Moran, University College Dublin Andrea Staiti's monograph studies the complex relationships between the German Neo-Kantians (especially the South-West school -- Heinrich Rickert, Wilhelm Windelband, Emil Lask, and the unknown Franz Böhm) and the Lebenphilosophen (Wilhelm Dilthey and Georg Simmel) and Husserl's mature transcendental phenomenology, specifically in relation to the themes of nature, spirit, and the life-world. Staiti's overall (and justifiable) claim is that Husserl's mature work really needs to be situated in the context of his critical engagement with the then dominant Neo-Kantianism. Contemporary Husserl scholarship has tended to neglect his relationship with the Neo-Kantians. The dialogue went in both directions. The. . .

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