Dan Zahavi (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of the History of Phenomenology

Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018, xv + 775 pp, US$ 150.00, ISBN 9780198755340
  • Thomas J. NenonEmail author
Book review

This single-volume handbook is a monumental undertaking, including thirty-seven substantial chapters over 775 (large) pages by leading scholars from Europe and North America on a wide range of topics related to the history of phenomenology. The book is divided into three main sections, with the first covering historical figures and movements that influenced leading phenomenologists in a significant way (e.g. Aristotle, Descartes, Kant and the Neo-Kantians, German Idealism, Brentano and Stumpf), the second covering many of the main philosophers associated with or influenced by phenomenology (Husserl, Scheler, Stein, Schutz and Gurwitsch, Heidegger, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Merleau-Ponty, Patočka, Derrida, Levinas, and recent French philosophers including Janicaud, Henry, and Marion), followed by a third section dedicated to specific topics and themes (phenomenological methodology, subjectivity, temporality, embodiment, space, intentionality, practical intentionality, verification and...


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  1. 1.The University of MemphisMemphisUSA

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