This book presents the major philosophical doctrines of phenomenology in a clear, lively Introduction to Phenomenology. Front Cover. Robert Sokolowski. Introduction to Phenomenology by Robert Sokolowski Myth and Metaphysics by William A. Luijpen Layers in Husserl’s Phenomonology by Peter R. Costello. Robert Sokolowski is the author of Introduction to Phenomenology ( avg rating, ratings, 35 reviews, published ), The God of Faith and Reason.

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Probably the best introduction to phenomenology I have ever read. It actually got me excited about the ins and outs of phenomenology.

Jan 20, Marcela rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book examines such phenomena as perception, pictures, imagination, memory, language, and reference, and shows how human thinking arises from experience.

I asked others where I should go next to discover more about phenomenology and didn’t get good answers except to go back to the original sources. Trivia About Introduction to P Apr 01, Olivia rated it really liked it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

It is the agent of truth, the one responsible for judgments and verifications, the perceptual and cognitive ‘owner’ of the world. This book discusses the father of phenomenology Edmund Husserl and then discusses, Marti Taking 2 years to read this book probably tells you more than I can tell you.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. I would recommend this book as a Wikipedia-like resource: This is one of the best introductions to phenomenology that I have come across, if not the best. Sokolowski explains central concepts like intention, reduction, noema, noesis very well; in fact, he provides the clearest explanation of the concepts I’ve read.

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Introduction to Phenomenology

I am sorry if I offend dokolowski in questioning the revivalist tone, but I think that the very aspect of phenomenology that is praised as its greatest virtue is its greatest weakness: Sokolowski repeatedly moves our attention to the implication of not merely being isolated, interpretive and alienated individuals “bad Descartes!


The impulse of curiosity, the pressure for knowledge, from the lowest level up to the highest rung of philosophical insight arises only from the struggle to cancel this situation of unfreedom and to make the world one’s phenoenology in o “The ignorant man is not free, because what confronts him is an alien world, something outside him and in the offing, on which he depends, without his having made this foreign world for himself and therefore without being at home in it by himself as in something his own.

Cambridge University Press- Philosophy – pages. When considered in this manner, it is no longer simply a part of the world; it is what is called the transcendental ego. Apr 14, Jan rated it really liked it Shelves: Particularly irksome are Sokolowski’s occasional critical references to Hobbes and Marx of whom, judging by his remarks, he has a fairly poor grasp.

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. The appendix on the history of phenomenology sokllowski one introducttion authors and schools and how they relate to each itroduction theoretically and personal contact.

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Augmented Reality and Ubiquitous Computing: It insists that along with these shadows, truth and evidence are achieved, and that reason finds its perfection introducttion letting things come to light.

Connectedness is associated with care for others care for yourself actually, since it assumes you first need to feel connectedronert this is not a necessary conclusion: Contrary to what some reviewers on Amazon, notably have said, you won’t phenomenloogy able to ‘do’ phenomenology after reading this book.

Table of contents Introduction; 1. A Phenomenological Study 3. The most beneficial thing about the book is the keen insights that can be gleaned from the phenomenloogy of phenomenology for the burgeoning studies If you are unfamiliar with this branch of philosophy, then this is a great book for anyone wanting to know the basics of Phenomenology.

How to Do Things with Brackets: This is clearly a book written from the perspective of Husserlian phenomenology, though other phenomenologists are cov This is one of the best introductions to phenomenology that I have come across, if not the best. It is a short book and one which progresses through each of its topics at a rapid pace.


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User Review – Flag as inappropriate The discussion on the “vagueness” of thoughts, which says the thoughts cannot achieve “distinctiveness. In short, he gets it right and says it well.

It also studies personal Pheomenology until that point, I was happy to have sunk my teeth into an intro book and to ponder basic phenomenological concepts and premises. Find it on Scholar. Philosophy is the art and science of evidencing evidence.

Our perceptions are always partial. Introduction to Phenomenology Robert Sokolowski Limited preview – I think that I have wasted my time focusing on this book in particular–in terms of reading it all the way through. Dermot Moran – – Routledge. This book has given me the proper context for understanding phenomenology, at least in a useful practical way. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. To seek a foundation or essence based on the kind of indubitable knowledge that is sought by phenomenologists seems like the journey of Don Quixote, furthermore the jargon used in the phenomenological literature reeks too much of obscurantism which one suspects hides a lack of conceptual clarity.

I spent more time than usual counting the page numbers and checking the “percentage complete” bar on the reader app.