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Questions of Phenomenology: Language, Alterity, Temporality, Finitude

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2017.10.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Francoise Dastur, Questions of Phenomenology: Language, Alterity, Temporality, Finitude, Robert Vallier (tr.), Fordham University Press, 2017, 249pp., $32.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780823233748. Reviewed by Janet Donohoe, University of West Georgia This collection of essays written between 1989 and 2000 provides a valuable glimpse into Dastur's influences, consistent issues of investigation, and persistent questions. Billed as focusing more on the philosophical problems that unite phenomenological thinkers than on the thinkers themselves, the sixteen essays contribute to four sets of themes. Ranging from language and logic through self and other, temporality and history to finitude and mortality, the themes are addressed through analyses of Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Levinas, Gadamer, and Ricoeur, as well as other somewhat less prominent phenomenologists. The aim is to highlight the ongoing dialogue between. . .

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