Dialectics of the Absolute: The Systematics of the Phenomenological System in Husserl's Last Period
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This paper draws out the "speculative" consequences of Husserl's late philosophy which centers around the two major forms of life, the prephilosophical and philosophical attitude. Husserl also calls the philosophical sphere that of the "absolute," since every other form of life is relative upon it. The way to attain this state is, as I try to show, carried out in a certain "dialectical" fashion which attempts to synthesize both at first seemingly contradictory attitudes. In conclusion, I am drawing out a critique of this idea.
Luft, Sebastian, "Dialectics of the Absolute: The Systematics of the Phenomenological System in Husserl's Last Period" (1999). Philosophy Faculty Research and Publications. 292.