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Edmund Husserl

(1859 — 1938)


Austrian-German philosopher widely considered as the father of phenomenology and the phenomenological movement. In his early work, he elaborated critiques of historicism and of psychologism in logic based on analyses of intentionality. In his mature work, he sought to develop a systematic foundational science based on the so-called phenomenological reduction (époché). Husserl's thought profoundly influenced the landscape of twentieth-century philosophy and he remains a notable figure in contemporary philosophy and beyond.

5 Publications

Leib und Welt

Karel Novotný

Königshausen & Neumann -


Das Buch befasst sich mit den Rändern des Korrelationsverhältnisses von Leib und Welt. Diese Ränder kommen zunächst im Ausgang von Husserl in Sicht, indem zum einen die Position des Körpers als einer nicht weiter zu reduzierenden Grenze subjektiv-leiblicher Bewegung des Lebens und zum anderen die Vorgegebenheit der Welt thematisch werden.

Natura e spirito

Giorgio Jules Mastrobisi (ed)

Aracne - Roma


Il volume raccoglie alcune riflessioni composte da Husserl nel 1927. Nei testi, l’autore insiste sull’importanza del “mondo–della–vita” soggettivo–relativo, utile “terreno di fondazione” anche per il mondo oggettivo delle scienze.

Perception and reality in Kant, Husserl, and McDowell

Corijn Van Mazijk

Routledge -


How does perception give us access to external reality? This book critically engages with John McDowell’s conceptualist answer to this question, by offering a new exploration of his views on perception and reality in relation to those of Immanuel Kant and Edmund Husserl. In six chapters, the book examines these thinkers’ respective theories of perception, lucidly describing how they fit within their larger philosophical views on mind and reality.

Husserl and the idea of Europe

Timo Miettinen

Northwestern University Press -