Edmund Husserl | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 18 pages of analysis & critique of Edmund Husserl.
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SOURCE: A review of Recent Phenomenological Literature, in The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XXVII, No. 13, June 19, 1930, pp. 337-47.

In the following excerpt, Farber illustrates the aim of phenomenology and the method Husserl uses in his phenomenological analysis of time-consciousness.

Undoubtedly the most prominent philosophical movement of present-day Germany is Phenomenology, of which Professor Husserl is the founder and leader. It is not a unified “school” in point of doctrine, but is due rather to the personal teaching and influence of Husserl. The development of the school has been determined mainly, until recently, by the development of Husserl's own thought. Beginning as a disciple of Brentano, whose Psychology from on Empirical Standpoint has remained a permanent influence on him, Husserl elaborated his earliest philosophical standpoint in the Philosophy of Arithmetic (1891). Mathematical interests naturally led over to problems concerning the foundations of logic, and to the publication in 1901 of the...

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