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Last update 17-03-2018
HU Credits: 4

Degree/Cycle: 1st degree (Bachelor)

Responsible Department: philosophy

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Michael Roubach

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: Monday 15-16

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Michael Roubach

Course/Module description:
The course will discuss the key issues in Husserl's phenomenology from "Logical Investigations" till "THe Crisis of European Sciences". In the second part of the course we will look into other phenomenological approaches: Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and Levinas.

Course/Module aims:
Aמ understanding of phenomenology with special emphasis on Husserl's conception of it

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
looking at the way things are given in themselves

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: lectures and reading texts

Course/Module Content:
1. What is phenomenology? ("Logical Investigations")
2. The critique of Psychologism.
3. Intention and Intution.
4. Transcendental Phenomenology
5. Internal Time Consciousness.
6. Space and inter-subjectivity.
7. Ego and the Other: The fifth chapter of Cartesian Mediations
8. The Crisis of European Sciences.
9. Heidegger's Phenomenology
10. Sartre
11. Merleau-Ponty
12. Levinas

Required Reading:
Husserl, Logical Investigations
Husserl, Philosophy as a Rigorous Science
Husserl, The Idea of Phenomenology
Husserl, Internal time consciousness
Husserl, Ideas II
Husserl, Cartesian Meditations
Husserl, Crisis of European Sciences
Heidegger, "My Way to Phenomenology"
Heidegger, Being and Time
Sartre, "Intentionality"
Sartre, Being and Nothingness
Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology of Perception
Levinas, On Discovering Existence with Husserl
Levinas, "Beyond Intentionality"

Additional Reading Material:
Bernet Rudoplf, Kern Iso, and Marbach Eduard, An Introduction to Husserlian Phenomenology (Northwestern University Press, 1993).
Zahavi Dan, Husserl's Phenomenology (Stanford, 2003)
Moran Dermot, Introduction to Phenomenology (Routledge, 2000).

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 100 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.