This study examines the relationship between subject and object with regard to constitution in Edmund Husserl’s phenomenology. The study is primarily based on the publication ‘Analyses concerning passive and active synthesis : lectures on transcendental logic’, and seeks to understand this relationship between subject and object through the Husserlian terms of kinaesthesis, stream of consciousness and constitution. Both kinaesthesis and stream of consciousness are thoroughly treated and examined in the study’s analysis part. Furthermore, the study incorporates critique and responses from the philosophers Marvin Farber (in ‘First Philosophy and the Problem of the World) and Rudolf Bernet (in ‘En intentionalitet uden subjekt og objekt?’), with focus on their view of the relationship between subject and object as well as the epistemological and ontological questions that subsequently arise. The study finds, through analysis and discussion of the aforementioned terms and critique, that both subject and object are invariably dependent upon one another in their constitution. The study also finds that the epistemological and ontological questions themselves are brought about by Husserl’s use of the epoché as a type of methodological doubt.
|Uddannelser||Filosofi og Videnskabsteori, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Bachelor el. kandidat|
|Udgivelsesdato||9 jan. 2013|
|Vejledere||Patrick Rowan Blackburn|
- Transcendental reduktion
- Transcendental fænomenologi
- Edmund Husserl