Dan Zahavi , The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Phenomenology: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012, 619 pp., US-$150 ; €123 , ISBN 978-0-19-959490-0 [Book Review]

Husserl Studies 30 (3):277-281 (2014)
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This volume is the first of its kind to provide such a comprehensive survey of contemporary research in phenomenology. The editor has assembled an impressive cast of authoritative contributors to produce what will undoubtedly become a much-used, stimulating, and invaluable reference book in the field of philosophical phenomenology. The contributions themselves are on the whole of a uniformly high standard and cover the whole sprectrum of phenomenological research. The book is divided into seven parts. The five chapters in Part I, “Subjectivity and Nature,” present some competing visions of what phenomenology is and what it is not, with special focus on its relationship to naturalism. The second and largest part of the book, “Intentionality, Perception, and Embodiment,” includes phenomenological contributions to the philosophy of mind and the theory of perception—concentrating on the intentionality of percept ..

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