By Elisabeth Ströker (auth.)
This booklet begins with a illustration of Husserl's proposal of phenomenology as a foundational conception of technological know-how. the subsequent essays elucidate the most good points of the phenomenological technique as labored out by means of Husserl during the improvement of his philosophy - ranging from purely 'descriptive' and happening to 'transcendental' and 'constitutive' phenomenology - which will get entry to the rules of information quite often and of medical wisdom particularly. additional essays take care of the Husserlian foundations of ordinary technological know-how, and the family among phenomenology and psychology, in addition to these among phenomenology and heritage.
This moment revised and enlarged version - the 1st seemed in 1987 and used to be edited through Lee Hardy - comprises extra essays: one bargains with Husserl's by no means deserted suggestion of phenomenology as a rigorous technology and his extra declare to revive phenomenological philosophy as 'First Philosophy', and the opposite one at the challenge of situation of the Western tradition Husserl was once focused on in the course of a number of classes of his existence, demonstrates the reality of his phenomenology even for philosophy of technological know-how in our times.