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Edmund Gustav Albrecht Husserl (/ˈhʊsɛrl/;[3] German: [ˈhʊsɐl]; 8 Aprile 1859 – 27 Aprile 1938)[4] wis a German[5][6] filosofer who established the schuil o phenomenology.

Edmund Husserl
Edmund Husserl 1910s.jpg
Husserl c. 1910s
Born 8 Aprile 1859
Proßnitz, Margraviate o Moravie, Austrick Empire (present-day Prostějov, Czech Republic)
Died 27 Apryle 1938(1938-04-27) (aged 79)
Freiburg, Germany
Era 20t-century filosofie
Region Wastren Filosofie
Schuil Phenomenology
Main interests
Epistemology, ontology, mathematics
Notable ideas
Phenomenology, epoché, naitural staundpynt, noema, noesis, eidetic reduction, phenomenological reduction, retention an protention, Lebenswelt (life warld), pre-reflective sel-consciousness,[1] transcendental subjectivism, criticism of "physicalist objectivism,"[2] retention an protention, Nachgewahren, Urdoxa, phenomenological description, eidetic reduction


  1. Shaun Gallagher and Dan Zahavi's term for Husserl's idea that consciousness always involves a self-appearance or self-manifestation (German: Für-sich-selbst-erscheinens); "Phenomenological Approaches to Self-Consciousness", Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  2. Smith, B. & Smith, D. W., eds. (1995), The Cambridge companion to Husserl, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 301–2, ISBN 0-521-43616-8 .
  3. "Husserl". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  4. Smith, D.W. (2007). Husserl. pp xiv
  5. Inwood, M. J. (2005). Honderich, Ted, ed. The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 408. ISBN 0-19-926479-1. 
  6. Solomon, Robert C. (1999). Audi, Robert, ed. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 403. ISBN 0-521-63722-8.