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By Vincenzo Costa (auth.), Natalie Depraz, Dan Zahavi (eds.)

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Husserl's phenomenology has usually been criticized for its Cartesian, fundamentalistic, idealistic and solipsistic nature. this present day, this frequent interpretation needs to be considered as being outmoded, because it supplies yet a truly partial and constrained photo of Husserl's pondering. the continued e-book of Husserl's examine manuscripts has disclosed analyses that have made it essential to revise and alter a couple of ordinary readings.
This anthology records the new improvement in Husserl learn. It comprises contributions from a couple of younger phenomenologists, who've all defended their dissertation on Husserl within the nineties, and it offers a brand new kind of interpretation which emphasizes the scale of facticity, passivity, alterity and ethics in Husserl's thinking.

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Husserl. Expositions and Apprasails, edited by P. Mac Cormick & F. Elliston, pp. 70-83. Notre Dame Press, London 1977. ): Heidegger 19191929. Vrin, Paris 1996. " Husserl Studies, Vol. 12, N° 1, 1995a. : Transcendance et incarnation, Ie statut de l'intersubjectivite comme alterite asoi. Vrin, Paris 1995b. " Phiinomenologische Forschungen, Neue Folge 1, 2. Halbband, 1996a. " Alter n04, 1996b. Depraz, N. ): Eugen Fink. Actes du Colloque de Cerisy-Ia-Salle (juillet 1994), Rodopi, Amsterdam 1997. : Le probleme de la genese dans la philosophie de Husserl.

Its specific concreteness has to do with our on-going experience of self-opacity: I am observing a scene on the street and suddenly, something happens that makes me feel uneasy because it surpasses my understanding of the situation; or I am discussing something with a friend and find that my efforts at clarification are obstructed by ineliminable fragments of obscurity. Primal passivity livingly emerges into consciousness when these factors of vertigo or instability prevail. It makes itself known as a special affective peak in our self-opacity (the shock due to the sudden call), which does not imply that we are not intensively self-aware of it.

The first suggests an understanding of the power of passivity as an (arbitrary) domination, that is, as a pure act. On the other hand, the second deals with a potential state which is teleologically oriented towards actuality. But over and beyond the obvious opposition of the two, both are linked through their secret interest in activity. So, the seemingly paradoxical power of the tertiary passivity lies in its open reception and in its capacity for self-observation. In the same way, one might easily be led to concede that a phenomenological imagination would necessarily be deprived of any power.

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