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Husserl and the Sciences: Selected Perspectives

by Richard Feist

Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) is one of the previous century's most important thinkers. Often regarded as the "Father of phenomenology," this collection of essays reveals that he is indeed much more than that. The breadth of Husserl's thought is considerable and much remains unexplored. An underlying theme of this volume is that Husserl is constantly returning to origins, revising his thought in the light of new knowledge offered by the sciences.

Technology and the Changing Face of Humanity

by Richard Feist Chantal Beauvais Rajesh Shukla

Technology and the Changing Face of Humanity is a philosophical examination of technology's growing influence on the human experience. Rejecting the notion of technology as a neutral addition to our lives, the contributors examine the type and degree of our societies' technological dependence. Technology is revealed as something from which we have, and will continue to have, difficulty separating ourselves, both as individuals and as a society. Without articulating a purely deterministic perspective, this collection illuminates the powerful influence technology has on our world and our perception of it.

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