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The Practical Obscurity of Philosophy: Husserl’s Arbeit der Probleme der letzten Veraussetzungen
Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications
  • Kenneth Knies, Sacred Heart University
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Publication Date
7-1-2011
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Abstract
I argue that the teleological-historical reflections of the Crisis are an effort to clarify what Husserl calls the “ultimate presuppositions” of phenomenology. I begin by describing the kind of presuppositions revealed in natural-attitude and phenomenological reflection. I then consider how the ultimate presuppositions become problematic for Husserl. After clarifying the distinction between these presuppositions and those already handled by the reduction, I consider the appropriateness of the new reflections Husserl undertakes in order to address them.
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Knies, Kenneth. “The Practical Obscurity of Philosophy: Husserl’s Arbeit der Probleme der letzten Veraussetzungen.” Husserl Studies 27.2 (2011): 83-104.

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Knies, Kenneth. “The Practical Obscurity of Philosophy: Husserl’s Arbeit der Probleme der letzten Veraussetzungen.” Husserl Studies 27.2 (2011): 83-104.