International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy

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Phenomenology in America (1964–1984)

Don Ihde

pp. 345-364


An overview of the development of phenomenology in America, 1964-1984, within the philosophical context of the time, including the academic practices and politics of the time. Examination is made of the different practices of Anglophone analytic philosophy and European continental, including phenomenological practices. A tracing of the beginnings of the institutionalization of phenomenology related philosophy in relation to the then dominant analytic philosophical dominance with specific references to academic locations, graduate education and growth patterns is described.

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Ferri Michela Beatrice, Ierna Carlo (2019). The reception of Husserlian phenomenology in North America, Springer, Dordrecht.

Pages: 345-364

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-99185-6_21

Full citation:

Ihde Don (2019). Phenomenology in America (1964–1984), in M. B. Ferri & C. Ierna (eds.), The reception of Husserlian phenomenology in North America, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 345-364.