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TitleCrosscurrents in Phenomenology [electronic resource] / edited by Ronald Bruzina, Bruce Wilshire
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1978
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Descript VI, 330 p. online resource


One of the greatest and oldest of images for expressing living change is that of the movement of waters. Rivers particularly, in their relentless motion, in the constant searching direction of their travel, in the confluence of tributaries and the division into channels by which identity is constituted and dispersed and once more reestablished, have stood as metaphors for movements in a variety of realms-politics, religion, literature, thought. Among philosophic movements, phenomenology and existentialยญ ism are discernible as one such movement of ideas analogous in configuration to the flow of a river in its channel or network of channels. The course taken by the stream of phenomenology and existential philosophy in North America is easily seen from the contents of the six volumes of collected papers from the annual meetings of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philoยญ sophy that have preceded the present selection. What soon becomes clear in general, and is evident as well in the present volume, is that phenomenological and existential philosophies are far from being homogeneous, are far from showing an identity as to the sources from which they derive their energy, or the themes that they carry forward toward clarification. And yet there is a conยญ fluence, a convergence of orientation, sympathy, and conceptuality, INTRODUCTION 4 SO that problematics harmonize and complement and mutually enrich


Section One The Arena of Society -- Issues in Phenomenology and Critical Theory -- Renovating the Problem of Politics -- Structuralism Revisited: Lรฉvi-Strauss and Diachrony -- Action, Interaction and Reflection in the Ontology of Ortega y Gasset -- Section Two The World of the Image -- The Phenomenological Approach to Poetry -- The Image/Sign Relation in Husserl and Freud -- Eidos: Universality in the Image or in the Concept? -- Section Three The Roots of Perception -- Some Reflections on Perceptual Consciousness -- Remarks on Wilfrid Sellarsโ{128}{153} Paper on Perceptual Consciousness -- Perception, Knowledge and Contemplation -- Section Four Threshold Issues -- Psychopathology and Human Evil: Toward a Theory of Differentiation -- The Phenomenology of Guilt and the Theology of Forgiveness -- โ{128}{156}Hermeneutics,โ{128}{157} โ{128}{156}Death of Godโ{128}{157} and โ{128}{156}Dissolution of the Subjectโ{128}{157}: A Phenomenological Appraisal -- Authentic Time -- Life, Death and Self-Deception -- List of Contributors

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