Phenomenology and Science

Confrontations and Convergences

Editors: Reynolds, Jack, Sebold, Richard (Eds.)

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 This book investigates the complex, sometimes fraught relationship between phenomenology and the natural sciences. The contributors attempt to subvert and complicate the divide that has historically tended to characterize the relationship between the two fields. Phenomenology has traditionally been understood as methodologically distinct from scientific practice, and thus removed from any claim that philosophy is strictly continuous with science. There is some substance to this thinking, which has dominated consideration of the relationship between phenomenology and science throughout the twentieth century. However, there are also emerging trends within both phenomenology and empirical science that complicate this too stark opposition, and call for more systematic consideration of the inter-relation between the two fields. These essays explore such issues, either by directly examining meta-philosophical and methodological matters, or by looking at particular topics that seem to require the resources of each, including imagination, cognition, temporality, affect, imagery, language, and perception. 

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Jack Reynolds is Professor of Philosophy and Associate Head (Research) of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia. He has written four books: Chronopathologies: The Politics of Time in Deleuze, Derrida, Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology (2012); Analytic Versus Continental: Arguments on the Methods and Value of Philosophy (2010, with James Chase); Merleau-Ponty and Derrida: Intertwining Embodiment and Alterity (2004); and Understanding Existentialism (2006).

Richard Sebold received his PhD in philosophy from La Trobe University, Australia, in 2013, where he was a lecturer until 2015. He is now Head of Ethics and Global Challenges at Ormond College at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His thesis was published as a book in 2014, titled Continental Anti-Realism: A Critique

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Phenomenology and Science
Book Subtitle
Confrontations and Convergences
Editors
  • Jack Reynolds
  • Richard Sebold
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51605-3
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-51605-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-349-94877-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-95664-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 229
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