The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Phenomenology by Dan Zahavi

The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Phenomenology

EditorDan Zahavi

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The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Phenomenology presents twenty-eight essays by some of the leading figures in the field, and gives an authoritative overview of the type of work and range of topics found and discussed in contemporary phenomenology. The essays aim to articulate and developoriginal theoretical perspectives. Some of them are concerned with issues and questions typical and distinctive of phenomenological philosophy, while others address questions familiar to analytic philosophers, but do so with arguments and ideas taken from phenomenology. Some offer detailed analysesof concrete phenomena; others take a more comprehensive perspective and seek to outline and motivate the future direction of phenomenology. The handbook will be a rich source of insight and stimulation for philosophers, students of philosophy, and for people working in other disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, who are interested in the state of phenomenology today. It is the definitive guide to what iscurrently going on in phenomenology. It includes discussions of such diverse topics as intentionality, embodiment, perception, naturalism, temporality, self-consciousness, language, knowledge, ethics, politics, art and religion, and will make it clear that phenomenology, far from being a traditionof the past, is alive and in a position to make valuable contributions to contemporary thought.

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Dan Zahavi is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, Director of the Center for Subjectivity Research, and co-editor in chief of the journal Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. He is past president of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology (2001-2007). His publications include Husserl und die transzendentale Inter...
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary PhenomenologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.3 inPublished:November 19, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Dan Zahavi: IntroductionI Subjectivity and Nature1. David Cerbone: Phenomenological Method: Reflection, Introspection, and Skepticism2. Steven Crowell: Transcendental Phenomenology and the Seductions of Naturalism: Subjectivity, Consciousness, and Meaning3. Charles Siewert: Respecting appearances: A phenomenological approach to consciousness4. Shaun Gallagher: On the possibility of naturalizing phenomenology5. Renaud Barbaras: The phenomenology of life: desire as the being of the subjectII Intentionality, Perception and Embodiment6. John Drummond: Intentionality without representationalism7. D.W. Smith: Perception, context and direct realism8. Junichi Murata: Colors and sounds: The field of visual and auditory consciousness9. Donn Welton: Bodily Intentionality, Affectivity and Basic Affects10. Komarine Romdenh-Romluc: Thought in action11. Sara Heinamaa: Sex, Gender and Embodiment12. Ed Casey: At the edge(s) of my bodyIII Self and Consciousness13. Laszlo Tengelyi: Action and selfhood: a narrative interpretation14. Dorothee Legrand: Self-consciousness and world-consciousness15. Dan Zahavi: Self, consciousness and shameIV Language, thinking, and knowledge16. Walter Hopp: The (many) foundations of knowledge17. Dominique Pradelle: The phenomenological foundations of predicative structure18. Dieter Lohmar: Language and non-linguistic thinking19. Hans Bernhard Schmid: Sharing in Truth: Phenomenology of Epistemic CommonalityV Ethics, politics, and sociality20. Bernhard Waldenfels: Responsive ethics21. Klaus Held: Towards a Phenomenology of the Political World22. Soren Overgaard: Other PeopleVI Time and history23. David Carr: Experience and history24. Nicolas de Warren: The forgiveness of time and consciousness25. Gunter Figal: Hermeneutic PhenomenologyVII Art and religion26. John Brough: Something That Is Nothing but Can Be Anything: the Image and Our Consciousness of It27. Rudolf Bernet: Phenomenological and aesthetic epoche: Painting the invisible things themselves.28. Anthony Steinbock: Evidence in the phenomenology of religious experience

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"Dan Zahavi has done a truly marvelous job. He has amassed essays of outstanding quality, replete with fascinating ideas, imaginative examples, and above all, carefully constructed arguments. There are critical and insightful phenomenological analyses of topics that run the gamut ... astate-of-the art presentation of research conducted in, through, or inspired by, phenomenology. Given the breadth of the issues examined in it, the clarity of presentation, and the strength of argumentation, the volume is a remarkable achievement." --Andrea Elpidorou, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews