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Creative Virtualities in Human Self-Interpretation-in-Culture : Phenomenology of Life and the Human Creative Condition (Book IV) - Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

Creative Virtualities in Human Self-Interpretation-in-Culture

Phenomenology of Life and the Human Creative Condition (Book IV)

Hardcover Published: 31st January 1998
ISBN: 9780792345459
Number Of Pages: 387

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It would seem that modern humanity has unthroned the human spirit, undercutting the very foundation of the validity of truth, moral values and principles. There appears to be no attempt to discern what is beautiful and true: it is functional and pragmatic usefulness that seem to dominate human evaluations and transactions with other humans and, indeed, animals. Humanity is becoming detached from the `higher' aesthetic, moral and intellectual works of the human spirit and thus the life of the spirit is often situated on the other side of a gulf, opposed to science with its rationality. Culture is in danger of becoming reduced to science. In other words, the great metaphysical questions - those of telos, of sense - often are answered in terms of scientific conceptions. But these are at least incomplete, if not fragmentary, and in principle hypothetical, which still leaves the questions unanswered.
But it is culture that is the manifestation of the human spirit, being the historical process of human self-interpretation-in-existence. All manifestations of the creative forge of the human being find a role in the fabric of culture, which involves progressively widening circles of the human community, demanding an integration and attunement with others in their changing conditions of life. This consideration of culture involves all areas of philosophical reflection: moral, aesthetic, metaphysical, epistemological, semiological, cognitive, and more.

Acknowledgements
The Theme
The Ethical Evolution of Mankind in Husserl's Phenomenologyp. 3
Husserl and the Traditionp. 13
Der ethische Impuls der Husserlschen Phanomenologiep. 25
Phenomenology and Multiculturalism: Moving Beyond Assimilation and Utter Diversity Through a Substantive Pluralismp. 85
Our Values of Expectation/Expedition: A Study of their Hebrew Originp. 95
Arquitectonica de la Etica de la Liberacion: Para una Etica de la Vida del Sujeto Humanop. 125
Value Orientation and Human Creativityp. 161
Roman Ingarden's Philosophy of Culture: An Attempt at a Reconstructionp. 177
On the Alleged Dilemma in a Work Being Both African and Philosophyp. 193
Commonplaceness as a Difficult Situation for Manp. 215
On the Significance of Animate Formp. 225
Heart Transplantation: A Corporeality Perspectivep. 243
Analyzing Images of the Future: The Ironic Twistp. 259
La Phenomenologie de la Formation: Les Aspects du Problemep. 281
The One and the Many in the Schizophrenic Life-World: The "Zenonian Syndrome"p. 291
Phenomenological Psychopathology of Interpersonal Communications: A Point of Viewp. 295
On Human Alienation: A Phenomenological Inquiry of the Schizoid Personalityp. 301
La Profundidad: Un Enfoque Dimensional de Mi Encuentro con el Otrop. 319
Intersubjective Communication and Psycho-Impairmentp. 337
The Language of Evil: Hannah Arendt and the Abstract Expressionist Response to the Second World Warp. 345
Foreknowledge, Free Will and Modal Logicp. 359
Nothing In or Out of the World is All Good or All Bad, All Gods Includedp. 369
Index of Namesp. 377
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ISBN: 9780792345459
ISBN-10: 0792345452
Series: Analecta Husserliana : Book 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English , German , French , Spanish
Number Of Pages: 387
Published: 31st January 1998
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.64