Edmund Husserl | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Edmund Husserl.
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SOURCE: “An Analysis of the Experience of Time,” in The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XXVII, No. 20, September 25, 1930, pp. 533-44.

In the following essay, McGill describes Husserl's phenomenological mapping of time in contrast to the models provided by Henri Bergson, J. M. E. McTaggart, and Bertrand Russell.

Bergson's discovery that the time of inner experience is radically different from the objective time of mechanics, the one being a free-moving undifferentiated unanalyzable stream, the other a fixed correlation of points of space with positions of moving bodies, has done a great deal to focus attention upon the uniqueness and originality of subjective time. The relativity theory, since it implied that the time calculations and measurements of various observers are unavoidably different, that therefore the position and motion of these observers goes to constitute the objective time of physics, also reinforced this interest. Idealists were quick to construe an argument for...

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