Doing Phenomenology: Essays on and in Phenomenology (Phaenomenologica)

Doing Phenomenology: Essays on and in Phenomenology (Phaenomenologica)

Herbert Spiegelberg


immense encouragement for this quantity got here from the editors and readers of the reports for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) at Northwestern college Press. yet its publi­ cation has been made attainable in simple terms through the unqualified and un­ abridged attractiveness of the Editorial Board of Phaenomen%gica, which on the time used to be nonetheless headed by means of its founder, the past due Professor H. L. Van Breda, who welcomed the manuscript such a lot generously. This makes his premature passing much more grievous to me. The stylistic reproduction modifying and evidence studying have been dealt with ef­ ficiently via Ruth Nichols Jackson, secretary of the Philosophy division. within the evidence studying I additionally had the capable support of my colleague Stanley Paulson. I commit this e-book to the reminiscence of my past due brother, Dr. chern. Erwin Spiegelberg, on the time of his loss of life assistant professor on the college of Rio de Janeiro, who preceded me by way of years in emigrating from Nazi Germany. while in 1938 he positioned an finish to his lifestyles in an obvious melancholy, he additionally did so so as to not develop into a burden to his brothers, who have been close to following him. no matter what I, extra privileged in healthiness and in possibilities within the kingdom of my adoption, were capable of do and accomplish in view that then has been performed with a feeling of a debt to him and of attempting to dwell and paintings for him too.

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