Phenomenology of Life: From the Animal Soul to the Human by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

By Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

Transcendental phenomenology presumed to have triumph over the vintage mind-body dichotomy when it comes to recognition. should still we certainly dissolve the specificity of human awareness by means of explaining human event in its a number of sense-giving modalities in the course of the physiological services of the mind? the current number of reviews addresses this important query difficult such "naturalizing" reductionism from a number of angles.

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127, 132, 137. Cfr. also the interview, conducted by Heik Afheld and Bernd Ulrich, appeared in Der Tagespiel on line, 8 March 2001. P. Sloterdijk’s well-known titles are published by Suhrkamp-Verlag, Frankfurt a. : Sphären I. Blasen, Mikrosphärologie (1998); Sphären II. Globen, Makrosphärologie (1999); Regeln für den Menschenpark. Ein Antwortschreiben zu Heideggers Brief über den Humanismus (1999). 30 Nietzsche, Menschliches, Allzumenschliches I, “Vorrede”, 3. 31 Nietzsche, Der Antichrist, in Nietzsche Werke, VI3 , 1969, §62.

His program, which can perhaps be characterized by the slogan “Ethics as first philosophy,” fascinated me from the start. Yet the understanding of Lévinas’ philosophy is very difficult. His conceptual system is novel, his terminology idiosyncratic, his language baroque. To make the philosophical thought of Lévinas available to the German-speaking public seemed to me a difficult though worthwhile task. In my work, Jenseits vom Sein und Zeit (1978), I offered a first introduction, simultaneously a commentary and critique.

Cfr. also: The Gay Science, trans. W. Kaufmann (New York: Vintage, 1974). 9 F. Nietzsche, Nachgelassene Fragmente, 27 [80], Summer–Autumn 1884, in: Nietzsche Werke, VII2 , 1974, p. 295. 10 Nietzsche, Nachgelassene Fragmente, 7 [21], Summer–Autumn 1883, in: Nietzsche Werke, VII1 , 1977, p. 252. 11 F. Nietzsche, Ecce Homo. Wie man wird, was man ist, in Nietzsche Werke, VI 1969, Warum ich so klug bin, 2. Cfr. also: Ecce Homo, How One Becomes What One Is, trans. W. J. Hollingdale (New York: Penguin, 1979).

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