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A spouse to Phenomenology and Existentialism is an entire advisor to 2 of the dominant activities of philosophy within the 20th century. Written by way of a crew of major students, together with Dagfinn Føllesdal, J. N. Mohanty, Robert Solomon, Jean-Luc Marion
Highlights the realm of overlap among the 2 pursuits
positive factors longer essays discussing all the major colleges of idea, shorter essays introducing favourite topics, and problem-oriented chapters
Organised topically, round thoughts corresponding to temporality, intentionality, loss of life and nihilism
positive factors essays on strange matters, comparable to medication, the sentiments, synthetic intelligence, and environmental philosophy

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In the other case the parallel data, with their like contents, are not taken in this manner, because the whole world, when one is in the phenomenological attitude, is not accepted as actuality, but only as an actuality-phenomenon. If this psychologistic confusion is avoided, there remains another point of decisive importance (which moreover, with a corresponding change of attitude, is decisive also, in the realm of natural experience, for a genuine psychology of consciousness) It must not be overlooked that epocb6 with respect to all worldly .

If we maintain this attitude, is any being whatever left us as a basis for judgments, let alone for evidences on which we could establish an all-embracing philosophy and, furthermore, do so experience, ; ' apodictically ? Is not "the world* the name for the universe of whatever exists? If so, how can we avoid starting in extenso, and as our first task, that criticism of world-experience which, a ago, we merely indicated? Then, if criticism were to moment yield the result considered likely in advance, would not our whole philosophical aim 2 be frustrated ?

The to Actuality and potentiality of intentional life. multiplicity of the intentionality belonging to any cogito relates to the world, by the very fact that such a any that cogito not only intends something wordly but is itself intended in the consciousness of internal time is a theme not exhausted with the consideration of cogitationes as actual subjective the contrary, every actuality involves its potentiwhich are not empty possibilities, but rather possibilities processes. alities, <82> * On / intentionally predelineated in respect of content namely, in the actual subjective process itself and, in addition, having the character of possibilities actualizdble by the Ego.

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