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Unformatted text preview: 01.20.09 Phen Class Notes I. Husserl A. natural science (natur) B. human science (Geisteswissenschaften) Mind does not capture what geis is, he translated B as human science but it not completely capturing what is meant by geis All from Ideas II ■ he says the natural sciences are interested in describing things empirically, interested in empirical facts ■ they want to give an account of the particular observations they have made ■ they can to discover “Essential laws” of these entities, what allows them to be what they are Husserl calls these universal “causal” laws, allows things to be ordered in a particular law universal causal laws determine the experience for someone allows something to be what it is as it is externally, as a particular object this allows Husserl to say these sciences are “objective” Human Science ■ the human sciences have a different object to treat humanity ■ they want to look at the human subject that is acting in particular way ■ difference between the sciences of facts and the sciences of acts ■ this is the sciences if acts ■ we are interested in the particular way a community behaves ■ this makes the object different for Husserl...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course PHIL 471 taught by Professor Buck during the Spring '10 term at McGill.
- Spring '10