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Knižní tip: Martin Ritter, Into the World: The Movement of Patočka’s Phenomenology

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Martin Ritter, Into the World: The Movement of Patočka’s Phenomenology (Springer 2019)

Critically evaluating and synthesizing all the previous research on the phenomenology of Czech philosopher Jan Patočka, the book brings a new voice into contemporary philosophical discussions. It elucidates the development of Patočka’s phenomenology and offers a critical appropriation of his work by connecting it with non-phenomenological approaches.
The first half of the book offers a succinct, and systematizing, overview of Patočka’s phenomenology throughout its development to help readers appreciate the motives behind and grounds for its transformations. The second half systematically explicates, critically examines and creatively develops Patočka’s concept of the movement of existence as the most promising part of his asubjective phenomenology.
The book appeals to new readers of Patočka as well as his scholars, and to students and researchers of contemporary philosophy concerned with topics such as embodiment, personal identity, intersubjectivity, sociality, or historicity. By re-assessing Patočka’s philosophy of history and his civilizational analysis, it also helps to better articulate the question of the place of Europe in the post-European world.

Martin Ritter is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague. He specializes in phenomenology, critical theory and media philosophy. Martin Ritter has published numerous journal articles on Patočka’s thought and has taught several courses on Patočka’s philosophy; he also took part in editing Patočka’s Collected Works.

Martin Ritter, Into the World: The Movement of Patočka’s Phenomenology

Springer International Publishing 2019

ISBN 978-3-030-23656-4

Knižní tip: Hegel and Phenomenology

Hegel and Phenomenology


Hegel and Phenomenology (Springer 2019)
  • Alfredo Ferrarin
  • Dermot  Moran
  • Elisa Magrì
  • Danilo Manca

This volume articulates and develops new research questions and original insights regarding the philosophical dialogue between Hegel’s philosophy, his heritage, and contemporary phenomenology, including, among others, Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, and Ricoeur. The collection discusses methodological questions concerning the relevance of Hegel’s philosophy for contemporary phenomenology, addressing core issues revolving around the key concepts of history, being, science, subjectivity, and dialectic.
The volume fills a gap in historiography, expanding the knowledge of the impact of Hegel’s philosophy on contemporary philosophy and raising new questions on the transformation of transcendental philosophy in post-Kantian philosophy. The contributions gathered in this volume shed new light on issues related to the problem of scientific method in philosophy, on the philosophy of history, as well as on the dimension of subjectivity. By providing critical insights into Hegel’s philosophy and contemporary phenomenology, the book opens up new research perspectives recommended to philosophers and scholars of different traditions, especially classical German philosophy, phenomenology, and history of Western philosophy. 

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