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Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

David Woodruff Smith and Amie L. Thomasson

Abstract

Philosophical work on the mind flowed in two streams through the 20th century: phenomenology and analytic philosophy. The phenomenological tradition began with Brentano and was developed by such great European philosophers as Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, and Merleau–Ponty. As the century advanced, Anglophone philosophers increasingly developed their own distinct styles and methods of studying the mind, and a gulf seemed to open up between the two traditions. This volume aims to bring them together again, by demonstrating how work in phenomenology may lead to significant progress on problems cen ... More

Keywords: Husserl, phenomenology, philosophy of mind, Brentano, Heidegger, Merleau–Ponty, consciousness, intentionality, self-knowledge, perception

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199272457
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272457.001.0001

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David Woodruff Smith, editor
University of California, Irvine
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Amie L. Thomasson, editor
University of Miami
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