Jan Patocka and the Heritage of Phenomenology Paperback

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Jan Patocka and the Heritage of Phenomenology

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Whereas for the wider public Jan Patocka is known mainly as a defender of human rights and one of the first spokespersons of Charter 77, who died in Prague several days after long interrogations by secret police of the Communist regime, the international philosophical community sees in him an important and inspiring thinker, who in an original way elaborated the great impulses of European thought - mainly Husserl's phenomenology and Heidegger's philosophy of existence. Patocka also reflected on history and the future of humanity in a globalized world and laid the foundations of an original philosophy of history. His work is a subject of lively philosophical discussion especially in French and German-speaking countries, and recently also in Spanish-speaking, in U.S.A., and in the Far East. Scholars from around the world who are interested in the philosophy of Jan Patocka gathered in Prague to commemorate his centenary and the thirtieth anniversary of his death. The conference explored the significance of his work and its continuing influence on contemporary philosophy. The volume presents selected papers from the conference in English language.

Jan Patocka and the Heritage of Phenomenology was published by Springer in December 2012. The ISBN for Jan Patocka and the Heritage of Phenomenology is 9789400733640.

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Page last updated 1st December 2016
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSpringer (December 2012)
Weight445g
Number of Pages300
Thickness16 mm
Height235 mm
Width155 mm
ISBN9789400733640
ISBN-10940073364X
Product Code4069142
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