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The work constitutes the last great work of the most important philosopher of the 20th century, the principal founder of phenomenology. The work is inscribed for the important philosopher, who is now primarily remembered for introducing the philosophy of Husserl to the English speaking public, "Herrn Professor Mr. The was published a year later in Husserl's "Jahrbuch", and Husserl refers to that forthcoming publication in his Bibliography to Draft A of the Article. A year after translating the EB article, Salmon was appointed a lecturer at the University of Belfast, and he continued to present Husserl's philosophy to the English-speaking public.
Soon after that he helped W. Boyce Gibson read the page proofs of Boyce Gibson's translation of Husserl's "Ideas", and in , a year after the work came out in English, Salmon published a review of it. However, contact between Salmon and Husserl fell off after that, and in the spring of Husserl noted that Professor Salmon had not written to him over the last years. Salmon published a brief article in French on Husserl in He died in Clearly, as is seen from the present copy, Husserl and Salmon did have contact even in Husserl-inscriptions are of the utmost scarcity, as are offprints of the present work.
Philosophorum nostri temporis vox universa. Edidit Arthur Liebert. Only very few copies of the offprint are known. In "Krisis", Husserl considers the pervasive sense of crisis in European culture, while attempting to give the last in a long line of introductions by him to the method of phenomenological research which he had founded. However, a great interest of the work lies in its inflexion of the phenomenological methodology. Husserl, a mathematician by education, had articulated phenomenology as a rigorous science, on the ideals of 19th century rationalism.
This understanding of the role of science and of philosophy permeates his earlier research which, while also treating social and historical phenomena, always does so from the vantage point of individual consciousness. In "Krisis", Husserl cuts the umbilical cord to individual consciousness. We find him engaged in what he describes as a "teleological-historical reflection upon the origins of our critical scientific and philosophical situation". This reflection revolves around the concept of "life-world" Lebenswelt which Husserl introduces as the designation of the pre-theoretical and unreflected element, out of which scientific thought arises.
Husserl attributes the alienation of man in Europe to the fact that the sciences have forgotten that they are rooted in the "life-world". Krisis is the last work of the most influential philosopher of the 20th century. As such, it is an essential for anybody with an interest in phenomenology, the dominant non-analytic strain of philosophical reflection in the 20th century.
At the same time, it represents something as exceptional as the radicalization of an entire life's work which opens up to entire new perspectives. It translates Husserl's sense of the growing malaise and restlessness in European culture, of which he himself was a victim since the Nazi take-over of power in Germany in But it is also a reply to the then increasingly successful existentialist philosophies of Martin Heidegger and Karl Jaspers, in whose work Husserl saw a travesty of his own philosophy and a threat to the foundation of European culture.
In this sense, it is the last element in what is one of the most fruitful direct dialogues in the history of philosophy, the dialogue between Husserl and his former assistant Heidegger. Very Good. Amsterdam: Rodopi. Baak, Joost van. The house in Russian literature : a mythopoetic exploration. Amterdam;New York: Rodopi. Baalbaki, Munir. Baar, Mirjam de. Zutphen: Walburg Pers. Baarda, T. Early transmission of words of Jesus. Thomas, Tatian and the text of the New Testament. Amsterdam: VU Uitgeverij.
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Vienna Circle philosophers would have been shocked to learn that in his first work in returning to Cambridge in , Wittgenstein, breaking decisively with the Tractatus , had resurrected the synthetic a priori. Wittgenstein's comment to Drury came at this time, more specifically when Moritz Schlick was asked to speak about phenomenology to the Moral Science Club.
Wittgenstein's full response was: "You ought to make a point of going to hear this paper, but I shan't be there. You could say of my work that it is 'phenomenology. It is intriguing to speculate about the implications of these remarks. There are at least three possible reasons why Wittgenstein declined to attend. The proponents of ordinary language philosophy also misunderstood Wittgenstein's philosophical intentions. These thinkers conveniently overlooked explicit reservations about the reliability of ordinary discourse.
Commentators who read Wittgenstein as a deconstructionist capitalize on those famous passages in he says that ordinary language misleads, tempts, even bewitches us. In so far as grammatical investigations "weaken the position of certain fixed standards of our expression" BB, p. Wittgenstein's attack on traditional essentialism also parallels Derrida's position. Recall Wittgenstein's sympathy with Socrates' interlocutors, who give examples rather than clear definitions.
Another reading of the early Platonic dialogues is that it is Plato, not Socrates, who is the essentialist, and the latter would have refuted any thesis put him. The real goal, then, of Socratic dialectic, as Kierkegaard argued in The Concept of Irony , is nothingness, an ironic dead-end, a deconstructive aporia. This means that Wittgenstein's use of fictitious natural histories is not eidetic in the sense of searching for univocal meanings; rather, it is intended to undermine all meaning in a welter of diffuse equivocations. As early as the Blue and Brown Books of Wittgenstein, according to the deconstructive reading, departs radically from Husserl's eidetic reduction and instead of unchanging essences, Wittgenstein wants to show that there are no essences at all.
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One can say that as the errant child of phenomenology, deconstruction involves, as Derrida phrases it, "a reduction of the reduction This notion of discursive spacing is integral to Derrida's central concept of differance. Derrida's differeance is apparently derived from Heidegger's "ontological Differenz ," but with a significant deviation. For Heidegger Being and beings were ontologically distinct and every being has its own mode of Being such that its identity is secured. This essentialist residue in Heidegger's thought is thoroughly purged in Derrida's philosophy.
Indeed, differance can be called Derrida's "reduction of the reduction. Staten states : "Wittgenstein's language invites being chopped up and carried away in pieces even more than most writers' language, because of the extent to which he has opened up its articulatory spaces. His investigations are broken into discrete 'remarks' which, although they are woven into a sequence with the greatest care, retain an integrity or autonomy that allows them easily to be detached from this sequence.
One of the chief hermeneutical obstacles to interpreting Wittgenstein's work is that it is nearly impossible to read him in context. Very rarely do preceding or succeeding paragraphs help us in understanding the section at hand. It is well known that Wittgenstein made a habit of cutting pieces from his typescripts and rearranging them in different ways. It is assumed that the Investigations came into being from such a process. Henry Staten implies that there is a right order for the many fragments, but a consistent deconstructive position should insist that there any number of configurations are possible.
The editing of the sections of Zettel is the best example of my point. As most of these fragments were lying loose and unorganized in a file box, a deconstructive Wittgenstein could not object to the editor's arrangement or any other order. For Derrida this would be best possible defense against incipient essentialism in philosophical writing.
It would prevent both authors and readers from seeking a comprehensive system or theory and completely destroy the concept of authorial intention and the prerogatives that it bestows. Instead of suspending the natural attitude so that it may be regained after unchanging essences have been found, Derrida's reduction of the reduction undermines both the natural attitude and its essential ground.
This might be described as a "Second Fall" away from traditional metaphysics. In religious terms the "First Fall" is the Original Sin of Adam and Eve, whose descendants have an opportunity to reverse that First Fall by accepting God's plan for redemption. A Second Fall would be defined as that point in which human beings, following, for example, the lead of Sartre's attack on Christian essentialism, refuse a soteriology of any sort.
The notion of a Second Fall allows us to see the difference between deconstruction and Cartesian doubt on the one hand and Humean skepticism on the other. The systematic doubt of the Cartesian meditations, like most modern philosophy which follows it, never leaves the assumptions of traditional metaphysics, viz. Even Humean skepticism, as I understand it, is not deconstruction, for Hume was content, after his philosophical reflections, to return to the natural attitude of custom and habit and the ordinary certainty that it provided.
In either case philosophy is "redeemed," either by a return to true essences or to the common ground of human experience. I contend that Wittgenstein belongs to the latter school of philosophical soteriology. As his discussion advances, Staten is forced to qualify his thesis: "The deconstructive moment of Wittgenstein's writing is not the whole story, but we have heard too much about the other communitarian moment, and not enough about this one.
This could be called the conservative, even reactionary, Wittgenstein, whose Afrikaner disciple might respond to critics of apartheid with the defense: "This is the way we do it down here. On the other hand, there is revolutionary and destablizing Wittgenstein of imaginative variation and fictitious natural histories, who seeks errancy in all world-views and cultural styles.
This is the Wittgenstein who joins Heidegger in a systematic attack on das man and his "idle talk" Gerede and who holds that the only limit of new language games and new perceptual aspects is the limit of our imagination. Wittgenstein's cultural solipsism can be used to support both interpretations above. On the one hand, it explains how specific cultures become ethnocentric, codifying and enforcing their cultural mores as universal norms.
On the other hand, a thoroughgoing cultural solipsism reveals the operation of deconstructive spacing and differance. In many passages Wittgenstein appears to commit himself to a pluralism as radical as Derrida's.