dinsdag 15 januari 2013

Intersubjectivity as Action

The Significance of Phenomenology

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vrijdag 11 januari 2013

The Significance of Phenomenology

Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam Winter & Spring 2013
Professor Dermot Moran (University College, Dublin)
The Phenomenological Perspective, the Thickness of Being and the Flesh of the World 30 January 2013, 16.00-18.00
Location: Doelenzaal, Universiteitsbibliotheek van Amsterdam, Singel 421-7
Abstract: What can we learn from the phenomenological approach? What does it mean when phenomenology speaks of the constitution of the world? In this paper, I will discuss the manner in which phenomenology-especially in the work of Husserl, Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty-understands the horizon of the world as made up from the interwoven perspectives of co-operating subjects. I shall in particular focus on what Merleau-Ponty means in The Visible and the Invisible by the 'thickness of being for me' (l'├ępaisseur de son ├¬tre pour moi) which is on his account made up of the intersecting of our subjective views and deeds.
No registration necessary, all welcome. Organisers: Julian Kiverstein, Christian Skirke and Maarten Coolen University of Amsterdam, Department of Philosophy With generous support from Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis.