David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
This essay explores theories of place, or lived-space, as regards the role of objectivity and the problem of relativism. As will be argued, the neglect of mathematics and geometry by the lived-space theorists, which can be traced to the influence of the early phenomenologists, principally the later Husserl and Heidegger, has been a major contributing factor in the relativist dilemma that afflicts the lived-space movement. By incorporating various geometrical concepts within the analysis of place, it is demonstrated that the lived-space theorists can gain a better insight into the objective spatial relationships among individuals and within groups—and, more importantly, this appeal to mathematical content need not be construed as undermining the basic tenants of the lived-space approach.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
René Jagnow (2006). Edmund Husserl on the Applicability of Formal Geometry. In Emily Carson & Renate Huber (eds.), Intuition and the Axiomatic Method. Springer. 67--85.
Pieter Dronkers, The Place of the Sacred in the Metropolis: Political Philosophy on the Public Quest for Meaning in Life.
Mariana Ortega (2004). Exiled Space, in‐Between Space: Existential Spatiality in Ana Mendieta'sSiluetasSeries. Philosophy and Geography 7 (1):25-41.
Mark Davidson (2009). Displacement, Space and Dwelling: Placing Gentrification Debate. Ethics, Place and Environment 12 (2):219 – 234.
Siegfried Maser (1973). Existence and Space. Philosophical Investigations Concerning the Relationship Between Space Experience, Space Theory and Lived Existence. Philosophy and History 6 (1):15-17.
Jairo José Silva (2012). Husserl on Geometry and Spatial Representation. Axiomathes 22 (1):5-30.
Jairo da Silva (2012). Husserl on Geometry and Spatial Representation. Axiomathes 22 (1):5-30.
Peter Woelert (2007). Kant's Hands, Spatial Orientation, and the Copernican Turn. Continental Philosophy Review 40 (2):139-150.
David Michael Levin (1982). Sanity and Myth in Affective Space: A Discussion of Merleau-Ponty. Phil Forum (Boston) 14:157-189.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads29 ( #63,271 of 1,099,817 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #303,541 of 1,099,817 )
How can I increase my downloads?