Michel Henry

[New Entry by Frédéric Seyler on October 7, 2016.] Michel Henry (1922 - 2002) developed a radically revised approach to phenomenology through a critical reading of the phenomenological tradition
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[New Entry by Frédéric Seyler on October 7, 2016.] Michel Henry (1922 - 2002) developed a radically revised approach to phenomenology through a critical reading of the phenomenological tradition (especially of Husserl and Heidegger). Henry named his approach "phenomenology of life" and, before that, "material phenomenology" or "radical phenomenology". He was, in part, influenced by the work of Maine de Biran. Perhaps the most characteristic, as well as most controversial, feature of Henry's phenomenology of life is that...

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