An introduction to Husserlian phenomenology by Rudolf Bernet

By Rudolf Bernet

This finished research of Husserl's phenomenology concentrates on Husserl's emphasis at the conception of data. The authors boost a man-made evaluation of phenomenology and its relation to common sense, arithmetic, the traditional and human sciences, and philosophy. the result's an instance of philology at its most sensible, warding off technical language and making Husserl's inspiration obtainable to a number of readers.

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The finale is inconclusive. It involves a breathless interchange of taunts and curses among the three characters, with no obvious end in sight. As the curtain falls, Scapin and Scapine retain the money, but the doctor's desire for vengeance is expressed in the final line. The reversal of fortune in the singspiel does not achieve a final state in which all is set right. The satisfaction of the duo's agenda is achieved only by an act that instigates new motivations on the part of the doctor, presumably to regain his power position once again.

Candy and other sweets, Colorful pictures and stickhorses, Drums and violins! — And the heart is insatiable. It forces one to have big eyes. 51 This song's pun on Siebensachen draws attention to the displaced significance of the objects on which people spend money. The things themselves are placeholders, open-ended in meaning as the term Siebensachen itself, valuable more because they become temporary objects of desire than because of their inherent worth. These "seven things" are trivial, their importance to their buyers obscure but fascinating.

42 As Clayton Koelb has pointed out, Kaufmann's translation misses the pun in German on "seiben Sachen," which means both "seven things" and "odds and ends" or "trifles" in this passage. Nietzsche compounds the wordplay, according to Koelb, by recalling "the augmentative power of the number seven.... 43 An alternative translation might run: Dare to take my fare, you eater! Tomorrow already it will taste better And even good by the morning after! 44 Moreover, the term Kost, aptly translated as "fare," also bears an etymological relationship to kostbar, or "costly," an economic image that might or might not be insinuated by "fare," which could be the price of entry as well as the general term for food and drink.

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