Foreword by Gayle L. Ormiston Translator's Acknowledgments Phenomenology Introduction Part I: Husserl I. The Eidetic 1. Psychologistic Scepticism 2. Essences 3. Eidetic Science II. The Transcendental 1. The Problematic of the Subject 2. The Reduction 3. The Pure Ego 4. Pure Ego, Psychological Ego, Kantian Subject 5. Intentionality III. The "Lifeworld" 1. Transcendental Idealism and Its Contradictions 2. The Lifeworld Notes on Husserl and Hegel Part II: Phenomenology and the Human Sciences IV. The Relation of Phenomenology to the Human Sciences V. Phenomenology and Psychology 1. Introspection 2. Reflection 3. Intentionality and Behavior 4. Gestalt Psychology 5. The Problem of the Body 6. Phenomenology and Physiology 7. Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis VI. Phenomenology and Sociology 1. Explanation 2. Understanding 3. The Orginary Social: Foundation of Understanding 4. Phenomenology and Sociology 5. Individual and Society: The Ethnological Problem VII. Phenomenology and History 1. The Historical 2. Historicity 3. The Philosophy of History 4. Historical Science and Historicity 5. Phenomenology and Marxism: A. The Third Way B. The Meaning of History Conclusion Bibliography Index
Jean Francois Lyotard is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Universite de Paris VIII and Professor of French and Italian at the University of California at Irvine. He is the author of Discourse, Figure; Economie Libidinae; Driftworks; The Postmodern Condition; The Differend; Peregrinations; and with Jean-Loup Thebaud, Just Gaming. Brian Beakley is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Eastern Illinois University. Gayle L. Ormiston is Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Kent State University. He is co-editor of The Hermeneutic Tradition: From Ast to Ricoeur, and Transforming the Hermeneutic Context: From Nietzsche to Nancy, both published by SUNY Press.