Constructionism defined by Husserl in 1910

Constructionism defined by Husserl in 1910

‘In keeping with their respective habits of interpretation (herrschenden Auffassungsgewohnheiten), the natural scientist is inclined to regard everything as nature, whereas the investigator in the human sciences is inclined to regard everything as spirit, as a historical construct, and thus both thereby misinterpret whatever cannot be so regarded.’ Husserl, ‘Philosophy as Rigorous Science’, 1910, p. […]

Hyletic and Kinetic Facticity of the Absolute Flow and World Creation

Hyletic and Kinetic Facticity of the Absolute Flow and World Creation

A chapter by Natalie Depraz Abstract The Lectures Husserl gave in 1908 were concerned with the constitution of space. By studying the process of perception, the phenomenologist opens the way to the idea that the in-formation of sense-materials through noetic functions of apprehension amounts to a “creation” of nature itself, which is due to that […]