Understanding Phenomenology has 32 ratings and 4 reviews. Yzobelle said: Fantastic series! Cerbone was able to explain profound philosophy using simple.. . Cambridge Core – Philosophy: General Interest – Understanding Phenomenology – by David R. Cerbone. David R. Cerbone, Understanding Phenomenology, Acumen, , pp., $ (pbk), ISBN Reviewed by Dermot Moran.

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This chapter considers scepticism in both its epistemological and ontological varieties and questions whether either form genuinely engages phenomenological method, properly understood.

How is it possible to diagnose life lived in its everydayness without somehow disrupting that life? Contents Husserl undershanding the project of pure phenomenology.

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It is to his further credit that he does this in a way that does not seem to cramp his more basic straightforward presentation of the material itself.

Tom Rockmore – – University of Chicago Press. Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? A “comprehensive” introduction to a subject I know precious little phenomenolgoy. Charity Becker rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Written for those encountering phenomenology for the first time, the book guides the reader through the often bewildering array of technical concepts and jargon, and provides clear explanations and helpful examples to encourage and enhance engagement with the primary texts.


Phenomenology in Continental Philosophy. Cerbone AcumenJul 1, – Philosophy – pages 0 Reviews https: Cerbone Limited preview – Jul 05, Jeff rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty.


Keith rated it really liked it Jul 15, Sign in via your Institution. Heidegger is portrayed as radically transforming phenomenology and moving it in a more existential direction.

In other words, Cerbone is deliberately abstaining from a more critical evaluation of these thinkers. Richard Schmitt undetstanding – In Paul Edwards ed.

In Cerbone’s words, Husserl regarded it as a kind of ‘puffed-up anthropology’, another ‘trendy’ contribution to life-philosophy.

Understanding Phenomenology traces phenomenology’s historical development, beginning with its founder, Edmund Husserl, and his “pure” or “transcendental” phenomenology and continuing with the later, “existential” phenomenology of Heidegger, Sartre, and Merleau-Ponty.

I am overjoyed to say that this is quite far from the case. Matt rated it really liked it Jun 27, Refresh and try again.

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David rated it liked it Jul 04, Cerbone does acknowledge that the description of everydayness in Being and Time Division One is largely carried out in the form of ‘third-person description’ Cerbone, p. Aug 23, Kropotskin77 rated it it was amazing.

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He then takes the reader through the work of the four main phenomenologists: But precisely therein lies understanxing problem.

The book also assesses later, critical responses to phenomenology – from Derrida to Dennett – as well as the continued significance of phenomenology for philosophy today. This is often taken to be the ‘pragmatic’ reading of Heidegger and, naturally, this West Coast approach usually takes Heidegger’s side against Husserl on cetbone such as the nature of consciousness and self-reflection.

Understanding Phenomenology by David R. Cerbone

Charlie rated it really liked it Dec 14, Cerbone is well phenomenolog in analytic philo A “comprehensive” introduction to a subject I know precious little about. Sign in Create an account. My main worries concern Cerbone’s conception of phenomenology itself, as well as his somewhat simplistic approach to Husserl.