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Routledge Research in Phenomenology

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Routledge Research in Phenomenology publishes volumes that relate phenomenological arguments and ideas to a broader range of current philosophical problems. It also offers more historically informed studies of themes and figures from the phenomenological tradition, with the aim to be a rich resource of new ideas and approaches that promise to enliven contemporary debates. Clearly written and rigorously argued, these books ensure accessibility to a broad philosophical audience and to theorists working in other disciplines.

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Phenomenology of Broken Habits Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives on Habitual Action

Phenomenology of Broken Habits: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives on Habitual Action

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Edited By Line Ryberg Ingerslev, Karl Mertens
July 12, 2024

This volume explores the phenomenology of broken habits and their affective, social, and involuntary dimensions. It shows how disruptive experiences impact self-understanding and social embeddedness. The chapters in this volume investigate the epistemic and existential relevance of breakdown of ...

Contemporary Phenomenologies of Normativity Norms, Goals, and Values

Contemporary Phenomenologies of Normativity: Norms, Goals, and Values

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Edited By Sara Heinämaa, Mirja Hartimo, Ilpo Hirvonen
January 29, 2024

This volume investigates forms of normativity through the phenomenological methods of description, analysis, and interpretation. It takes a broad approach to norms, covering not only rules and commands but also goals, values, and passive drives and tendencies. Part I "Basic Perspectives" begins ...

Phenomenology as Critique Why Method Matters

Phenomenology as Critique: Why Method Matters

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Edited By Andreea Smaranda Aldea, David Carr, Sara Heinämaa
January 29, 2024

Drawing on classical Husserlian resources as well as existentialist and hermeneutical approaches, this book argues that critique is largely a question of method. It demonstrates that phenomenological discussions of acute social and political problems draw from a rich tradition of radically critical...

Towards a Phenomenology of Values Investigations of Worth

Towards a Phenomenology of Values: Investigations of Worth

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By D.J. Hobbs
January 29, 2024

This book provides a framework for phenomenological axiology. It offers a novel account of the existence and nature of values as they appear in conscious experience. By building on previous approaches, including those of Edmund Husserl, Max Scheler, and Nicolai Hartmann, the author develops a ...

Sartre and Analytic Philosophy

Sartre and Analytic Philosophy

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Edited By Talia Morag
December 01, 2023

This book explores the relevance of Sartre’s work in various areas of contemporary philosophy, including the imagination, philosophy of language, scepticism, social ontology, logic, film, practical rationality, emotions, and psychoanalysis. Unlike other collections focused on Sartre, this book is ...

Mechanisms and Consciousness Integrating Phenomenology with Cognitive Science

Mechanisms and Consciousness: Integrating Phenomenology with Cognitive Science

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By Marek Pokropski
September 25, 2023

This book develops a new approach to naturalizing phenomenology. The author proposes to integrate phenomenology with the mechanistic framework that offers new methodological perspectives for studying complex mental phenomena such as consciousness. While mechanistic explanatory models are ...

The Bounds of Self An Essay on Heidegger's Being and Time

The Bounds of Self: An Essay on Heidegger's Being and Time

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By R. Matthew Shockey
September 25, 2023

This book provides a systematic reading of Martin Heidegger’s project of “fundamental ontology,” which he initially presented in Being and Time (1927) and developed further in his work on Kant. It shows our understanding of being to be that of a small set of a priori, temporally inflected, “...

Merleau-Ponty and Contemporary Philosophy of Perception

Merleau-Ponty and Contemporary Philosophy of Perception

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By Peter Antich
August 04, 2023

This book draws on Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology to develop new and promising solutions to contemporary debates about perception. In providing an extension and defense of Merleau-Ponty's account of perceptual content and of the relation between perception and the world, it demonstrates the value of...

Philosophy's Nature: Husserl's Phenomenology, Natural Science, and Metaphysics

Philosophy's Nature: Husserl's Phenomenology, Natural Science, and Metaphysics

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By Emiliano Trizio
April 29, 2022

This book offers a systematic interpretation of the relation between natural science and metaphysics in Husserl’s phenomenology. It shows that Husserl’s account of scientific knowledge is a radical alternative to established methods and frameworks in contemporary philosophy of science. The author’s...

Levinas and Analytic Philosophy Second-Person Normativity and the Moral Life

Levinas and Analytic Philosophy: Second-Person Normativity and the Moral Life

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Edited By Michael Fagenblat, Melis Erdur
December 05, 2019

This volume examines the relevance of Emmanuel Levinas’s work to recent developments in analytic philosophy. Contemporary analytic philosophers working in metaethics, the philosophy of mind, and the metaphysic of personal identity have argued for views similar to those espoused by Levinas. Often ...

Political Phenomenology Experience, Ontology, Episteme

Political Phenomenology: Experience, Ontology, Episteme

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Edited By Thomas Bedorf, Steffen Herrmann
November 18, 2019

In recent years phenomenology has become a resource for reflecting on political questions. While much of this discussion has primarily focused on the ways in which phenomenology can help reformulate central concepts in political theory, the chapters in this volume ask in a methodological and ...

Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

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Edited By Komarine Romdenh-Romluc
July 16, 2019

Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Ludwig Wittgenstein are two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, yet their work is generally regarded as standing in contrast to one another. However, as this outstanding collection demonstrates they both reject a Cartesian picture of the mind and ...

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