This book presents the major philosophical doctrines of phenomenology in a clear, lively Introduction to Phenomenology. Front Cover. Robert Sokolowski. Introduction to Phenomenology by Robert Sokolowski Myth and Metaphysics by William A. Luijpen Layers in Husserl’s Phenomonology by Peter R. Costello. Robert Sokolowski is the author of Introduction to Phenomenology ( avg rating, ratings, 35 reviews, published ), The God of Faith and Reason.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The appendix on the history of phenomenology is one of authors and schools and how they relate to each other theoretically and personal contact. There follows a discussion of Husserl’s distinction between the “natural pgenomenology in which we are preoccupied by things in the world, and the “phenomenological attitude” in which gobert reflect on the intentions at work in the natural attitude and on the objective correlates of those intentions.

Our perceptions are always partial. This is clearly a book written from the perspective of Husserlian phenomenology, though other phenomenologists are cov This is one of the best introductions to phenomenology that I have come across, if not the best. Connectedness is associated with care for others care for yourself actually, since it assumes you first need to feel connectedbut this is not a necessary conclusion: This is a good introductory book.

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Introduction to Phenomenology

Books by Robert Sokolowski. Up unti This is a good introductory book.

It also phenomenoogy personal identity as established through time and discusses the nature of philosophy. How can perception be primary? Phenomenology also examines the limitations of truth: Husserl’s principal contribution to philosophy was his retrieval and development of the concept of intentionality.

The author does a yeoman’s job of explaining phenomenology, particularly the phenomenological concepts of absence and intentionality which are basic pheenomenology an understanding of how human beings can study the “thingness” or objective qualities of things that are abstract or usually considered subjective. Phenomenology of the Human Person. It also offers many original and evocative reflections on the nature and role of philosophy in our time.


Discover new books on Goodreads. Reason, truth, and evidence; Edmund Husserl and the Phenomenological Tradition: Introduction to Phenomenology Robert Sokolowski No preview available – In fact, it’s unlikely that after reading this you’ll be able to grasp much of what is going on in the often dense and confusing work of some of the key phenomenological thinkers Husserl, Heidegger, Merlaeu-Ponty, for example.

This is eminent reading. So if you are looking for a basic understanding of phenomenology with little historical context, this is an Phenomenoloby book. Yet because it also offers a fresh and stimulating interpretation of phenomenology and an intriguing view of its importance for contemporary intellectual life it should be of much broader interest as well.

Cambridge University Press Sokolowski ssokolowski helped us understand and adopt a language of philosophy and phenomenology in ways that help us perceive the methodologies that might soiolowski I came across Sokolowski’s work about two years ago.

My only criticism is that he does not discuss the relationship between phenomenology and existentialism, which adopted the phenomenological method but not the philosophy behind it. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Phenomenological study should be more than exegetical introductioon of phenomenologists’s writings. It doesn’t simply tell you what phenomenology does, but it actually leads the reader into thinking in the particular way phenomenology thinks about things.

Taking 2 years to read this book probably tells you more than I can tell you. This approach runs in contrast to what many introductions to phenomenology would use, which utilize much more textual analysis e. The West Coast school does this so that Husserl is more immediately applicable to problems in analytic philosophy.

They are thus stressing a continuity between Husserl and Frege.

Perception of a Cube as a Paradigm of Conscious Experience. Review quote ‘Both in tone and content it is an eminently successful introduction to phenomenology. It also studies personal identity as established through time and discusses the nature of philosophy.


He didn’t cite earlier work or really tell us much about other schools of thought that he counters with the phenomenological point of view. Find it on Scholar. The most beneficial thing about the book is the keen insights that can be gleaned from the study of phenomenology for the burgeoning studies If you are unfamiliar with this branch of philosophy, then this is a great book for anyone wanting to know the basics of Phenomenology.

Introduction to Phenomenology Robert Sokolowski Limited preview – Book ratings by Goodreads. On the whole I’d recommend the book, but only if you possess determination. A Study of G. This is a worthwhile eobert.

Introduction to Phenomenology by Robert Sokolowski

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I’ve been wanting to read some phenomenological works, but found it hard to to just start reading because a deeper context is needed. It is the agent of truth, the one responsible for judgments and verifications, the perceptual and cognitive ‘owner’ of the world. It sees them just as disturbances and not as the substance of our being. Trivia About Introduction to P Sokolowski’s intro to phenomenology does a very good job of explaining a very difficult philosophy in easy terms that can be understood.

Cambridge University Press- Philosophy – pages. It’s not to say that I didn’t find it interesting, I just struggled to simplify the information for my brain to understand it on the limited terms it imposes on me. This book is a keeper!