“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”
–Alfred North Whitehead

Category: Edmund Husserl

  • “Logic of Imagination: The Expanse of the Elemental” by John Sallis

    I just finished John Sallis‘ latest book: It was my first experience of his writing, which was lucid and even rose to imaginal and inspired heights in places. I haven’t read continental phenomenology in a while, though thinkers like Husserl, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty definitely shaped my entry into academic philosophy as an undergraduate. What I […]


  • Husserl and Schelling, from Phenomenology to Naturephilosophy

    A video by emblemOFbeing about Husserl‘s phenomenology as the final resolution of all antithetical schools of philosophy.   And my response questioning Husserl’s correlationism and suggesting Schelling’s geocentric realism:


  • Graham Harman’s Object-Oriented Ontology

    I’ve just finished part one of Guerrilla Metaphysics: Phenomenology and the Carpentry of Things, Harman’s treatise on the relationship between the phenomenology of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, and Lingis and his object-oriented approach to philosophy. He is motivated by a desire to direct our attention to the things themselves, the independently existing objects of the world. It […]