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Schutz, Alfred 1899-1959

Works: 430 works in 1,691 publications in 13 languages and 23,734 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Editor, Contributor, Translator, Other, Dedicatee, Recipient
Classifications: H61, 301.018
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Collected papers by Alfred Schutz( Book )

187 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le present volume rassemble plusieurs etudes qu' Alfred Schutz avait consacrees a diverses questions qui gravitent autour d'un probleme philosophique majeur: celui de la socialite. La plupart de ces etudes ont Me publiees ailleurs, mais elles etaient dispersees et d'un acces parfois difficile. Tel quel, l'ouvrage que nous presentons n' est que la premiere partie d'un ensemble dans lequell'auteur se proposait de faire reunir par son disciple et ami Maurice Natanson les nombreux essais qu'il avait ecrits depuis son arrivee aux Etats-Unis au debut de la demiere guerre. La mort l'empecha de voir realiser ce projet. 11 nous a semble que la pUblication successive de cet ensemble, dans la fidelite aux indications laissees par l'auteur, etait Ie plus bel hommage que nous pussions rendre a ce penseur qui fut notre ami et meritait sans nul doute de tenir dans Ie courant phenomenologique une place de premier plan que faillirent lui refuser les circonstances dramatiques de sa vie, jointes a sa trop grande modestie per sonnelle. II me faudrait ici parler de l'homme, evoquer sa finesse d'esprit, son ironie penetrante, sa serenite et son courage dans l'exil, l'event ail tres vaste de ses preoccupations, Ie don de jeu nesse et de sympathie grftce auquel il entreprit a quarante ans d'assimiler avec bonheur une culture nouvelle, pour y exceller bientOt
The phenomenology of the social world by Alfred Schutz( Book )

85 editions published between 1932 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structures of the life-world by Alfred Schutz( Book )

50 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Structures of the Life-World is the final focus of twenty-seven years of Alfred Schutz's labor, encompassing the fruits of his work between 1932 and his death in 1959. This book represents Schutz's seminal attempt to achieve a comprehensive grasp of the nature of social reality. Here he integrates his theory of relevance with his analysis of social structures. Thomas Luckmann, a former student of Schutz's, completed the manuscript for publication after Schutz's untimely death
On phenomenology and social relations : selected writings by Alfred Schutz( Book )

27 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the problem of relevance by Alfred Schutz( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strukturen der Lebenswelt by Alfred Schutz( Book )

69 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die von Thomas Luckmann unternommene Ausarbeitung der von Alfred Schütz hinterlassenen Vorarbeiten zu den "Strukturen der Lebenswelt" entwirft die Grundlegung einer phänomenologischen Soziologie. Ausgehend von einer Analyse der räumlichen, zeitlichen und sozialen Aufschichtung der Lebenswelt wird deren Konstitution im wechselseitigen Bezug von Wissen, Handeln und Verständigung untersucht
Der sinnhafte Aufbau der sozialen Welt : eine Einleitung in die verstehende Soziologie by Alfred Schutz( Book )

68 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Band II gibt den Text der 1932 in Wien erschienenen Monographie wieder. Sie fällt in eine Zeit der intensiven Auseinandersetzung um den theoretischen Status und die methodische Anlage der Soziologie als einer eigenständigen wissenschaftlichen Disziplin. In diesem Grundlagenstreit sucht Schütz eine vermittelnde Position zwischen den Ansätzen Max Webers und Ludwig von Mises' zu gewinnen. Im Anschluss an die Zeitphilosophie Henri Bergsons und die Phänomenologie Edmund Husserls analysiert Schütz die Prozesse, in denen sich die soziale Welt als eine als sinnhaft verstehbare aufbaut. Die Konstitution der Lebenswelt als einer intersubjektiv sinnhaften Welt vollzieht sich, so Schütz, in den interaktiven Handlungszusammenhängen der in natürlicher Einstellung lebenden Subjekte. Im Umgang mit Dingen und in der Interaktion mit Mitmenschen eröffnet sich dem Menschen ein Zugang zum Verstehen von Welt. Der Sinn, den Menschen der Wirklichkeit und ihrem Handeln zuschreiben, entsteht somit aus ihrem Handeln selbst. Mit der Aufklärung dieses Zusammenhangs zwischen menschlichem Handeln und den Sinnstrukturen der Wirklichkeit geht es Schütz in Abgrenzung von Husserls transzendentaler Phänomenologie um eine Analyse der "Sinnphänomene in der mundanen Sozialität". Diese Konstitutionsanalysen bleiben im Prinzip für die gesamten späteren Arbeiten grundlegend und konturieren Schütz' Verständnis von verstehender Soziologie
Phenomenology and social reality; essays in memory of Alfred Schutz by Maurice Natanson( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Schutz was born in Vienna on April 13, 1899, and died in New York City on May 20, 1959. The year 1969, then, marks the seventieth anniversary of his birth and the tenth year of his death. The essays which follow are offered not only as a tribute to an irreplaceable friend, colleague, and teacher, but as evidence of the contributors' conviction of the eminence of his work. No special pleading is needed here to support that claim, for it is widely acknowledged that his ideas have had a significant impact on present-day philosophy and phenomenology of the social sciences. In place of either argument or evaluation, I choose to restrict myself to some bi~ graphical information and a fragmentary memoir. * The only child of Johanna and Otto Schutz (an executive in a private bank in Vienna), Alfred attended the Esterhazy Gymnasium in Vienna, an academic high school whose curriculum included eight years of Latin and Greek. He graduated at seventeen - in time to spend one year of service in the Austrian army in the First World War. For bravery at the front on the battlefield in Italy, he was decorated by his country. After the war ended, he entered the University of Vienna, completing a four year curriculum in only two and one half years and receiving his doctorate in Law
Life forms and meaning structure by Alfred Schutz( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a translation of four early manuscripts by Alfred Schutz, unpublished at the time, written between 1924 and 1928. The publication of these four essays adds much to our knowledge and appreciation of the wide range of Schutz's phenomenological and sociological interests. Originally published in 1987. The essays consist of: a challenging presentation of a phenomenology of cognition and a treatment of Bergson's conceptions of images, duration, space time and memory; a discussion of the meanings connected with the grammatical forms of language in general; a considerati
Explorations of the life-world : continuing dialogues with Alfred Schutz by Martin Endress( )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology originated from three conferences, which were held at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, on March 26-28, 1999, at the Univ- sity of Konstanz, Germany, on May 26-29, 1999 and a session at the SPHS annual meeting at the University of Oregon, USA, on October 5-7, 1999. With one exception the contributions to this volume are revised versions of papers read at these meetings. Each of these conferences took place in order to celebrate the centennial of the birthday of Alfred Schutz, who was born April 13, 1899, and died May 20, 1959. First of all we would like to thank Evelyn Schutz-Lang, the daughter of Alfred and Ilse Schutz, for her continuing support and encouragement. Moreover, Evelyn Schutz-Lang as well as Claudia Schutz, the gr- daughter of Alfred and Ilse Schutz, and the daughter of his son George, gave us the honor of visiting the Konstanz conference in 1999. Evelyn also came to the Oregon conference and sent her personal greetings to those attending the Tokyo conference. We would like to thank Waseda University, the Waseda Sociological Association, the Waseda University International Conference Center, and the Center for Research in Human Sciences in Japan for their generous financial support, as well as the German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), the University of Konstanz, the Alfred Schutz Memorial Archives in Konstanz, and the Sparkasse Konstanz for their considerable financial assistance in making the conferences possible
Collected papers by Alfred Schutz( )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This¡volume begins with Schutz's sketch of how Husserl influenced him. It shows how phenomenological theory¡of the social sciences differs from positivistic approaches, and presents Schutz's theory of relevances--a key feature of his own phenomenology of the social world. It contains exchanges between Schutz and Eric Voegelin, Felix Kaufmann, Aron Gurwitsch, and Talcott Parsons, and presents, for the first time, Schutz's incisive criticisms of T.S. Eliot's theory of culture
Collected papers by Alfred Schutz( )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three essays in this volume illuminate Alfred Schutz’s understanding of literature and literary relationships. The first, “Life Forms and Meaning Structures,” presents such ideal life-forms as duration, memory, the speaking ego, and the I in relation to the Thou. This essay also describes the fundamental nature of human experience, its pluralized realms, the passage of time, perspectival interpretation, action and its impediments—all concepts which make possible an understanding of literature and literary themes.  The essay goes on to discuss opera, and the relationship between music and language in opera. The second essay, “The Problem of Personality in the Social World,” offers insights into the unity the social person achieves, temporality, and the role of the body and the importance of pragmatic relevances. This shows how, even before he arrived in the United States, Schutz went beyond his 1932 Phenomenology of the Social World in a pragmatic direction. This essay anticipates Schutz’s 1945 essay, “On Multiple Realities,” by discussing reality-spheres of working, phantasy, dreams, and theory. Reality-spheres are vital for understanding literature, as shown in the third essay, which translates for the first time two Goethe manuscripts produced by Schutz in 1948. The first text, on Lehrjahre, reveals Schutz actually interpreting a piece of literature, tracing the themes of art and life and fate and freedom  through the text. The second, a commentary on Goethe’s Wanderjahre, presents an inchoate theory of literature. Defending Goethe’s 1829 version of the Wanderjahre novel, Schutz argues that critics miss the point that readers of literature adopt a specific kind of epoché in which they enter a reality-sphere governed by “the logic of the poetic event,” whose rules are not those of everyday life or theoretical contemplation. In sum, this volume brings out the distinctive character of literary reality and the relationships between author and reader, and invites the reader to derive a sense of how Schutz himself read literature.  
Das Problem der Relevanz by Alfred Schutz( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1982 in German and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected papers by Alfred Schutz( Book )

37 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Schutz devoted his life to a clarification of the foun dations of the social sciences. His first formulation of the perti nent problems is contained in DER SINNHAFTE AUFBAu DER SOZIALEN WELT, EINE EINLEITUNG IN DIE VERSTEHENDE SOZIOLOGIE, now available in a second unrevised German edition with an English translation in preparation. Since I932, the date of this work, Alfred Schutz pursued painstaking and detailed investigations of issues which arose in connection with his early endeavors. These investigations were originally published as a series of essays and monographs over a period of about twenty years and are now assembled in the COLLECTED PAPERS of which this is the third and final volume. They form a unitary whole insofar as a common core of problems and theoretical ideas is presented from varying perspectives. Together DER SINNHAFTE AUFBAu DER SOZIALEN WELT and the three volumes of COL LECTED PAPERS set forth a comprehensive and consistent theory of the world of everyday life as the reality with which the social sciences are essentially concerned. Alfred Schutz was preparing a systematic presentation of his theory and of the results of his investigations into the struc tures of the world of everyday life when death overtook him. The manuscript containing the final statement of his philosophical and sociological thinking was not completely ready for publi cation at the time of his death. It is now being brought into book form by Professor Thomas Luckmann, one of his former students
The problem of social reality by Alfred Schutz( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu gong fen 3 bu fen,Nei rong bao kuo: lun she hui ke xue de fang fa lun, xian xiang xue yu she hui ke xue, fu hao,Shi zai he she hui
L'étranger : un essai de psychologie sociale ; suivi de L'homme qui rentre au pays by Alfred Schutz( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theorie der Lebensformen : (Frühe Manuskripte aus der Bergson-Periode) by Alfred Schutz( Book )

11 editions published in 1981 in German and English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in phenomenological philosophy by Alfred Schutz( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in social theory by Alfred Schutz( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesammelte Aufsätze by Alfred Schutz( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der vorliegende Band der "Gesammelten Aufsatze" tragt den Titel "Studien zur Phanomenologischen Philosophie." In ihm sind Alfred Schutz' Interpretationen phanomenologischer Haupt them en enthalten. An dieser Stelle soIl nun nicht die Interpreta tion noch einmal ausgelegt werden. Vielmehr wollen wir fragen, we1che Stellung der Autor in der sogenannten "Phanomenolo gischen Bewegung" einnimmt. Schutz selbst bestimmt in einer personlichen Tonbandaufzeich nung! seinen Standort in der Phanomenologie und seine Herkunft aus den philosophischen Schulen der Studienzeit. "Ich traf den groBen Denker zum erstenmal 1932, als er schon lange keine Vorlesungen mehr hielt, zwolf Jahre nach dem Ende meines Studiums an der Universitat Wien. Mein Weg zur Philo sophie Husserls war, wie er selbst einmal sagte, hochst ungewohn lich. Seit meinen fruhesten Studientagen galt mein Interesse am meisten der philosophischen Grundlegung der Sozialwissenschaf ten, besonders der Soziologie. Zu jener Zeit stand ich noch ganz im Banne Max Webers, insbesondere war ich von seinen methodo logischen Schriften fasziniert. Ich erkannte jedoch bald, daB Max Weber die Werkzeuge, we1che er fur seine konkrete Forschung benotigte, zwar geschmiedet hatte, daB aber sein Hauptproblem - das Verstehen des subjektiven Sinnes einer sozialen Handlung fur den Handelnden selbst - noch der philosophischen Begriin dung bedurfe. Mein Lehrer der Rechtsphilosophie, Hans Kelsen, hatte den Versuch unternommen, eine so1che philosophische 1 Tonbandaufzeichnung
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On phenomenology and social relations : selected writings
The phenomenology of the social worldThe structures of the life-worldOn phenomenology and social relations : selected writingsStrukturen der LebensweltExplorations of the life-world : continuing dialogues with Alfred SchutzCollected papersCollected papersThe problem of social reality
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Alfred Schütz Alfred Schütz

Alfred Schütz American sociologist

Alfred Schütz filosofo e sociologo austriaco

Alfred Schütz filozof i socjolog austriacki

Alfred Schütz Oostenrijks filosoof

Alfred Schütz österreichischer Soziologe und Philosoph

Alfred Schütz philosophe des sciences sociales américain

Alfred Schütz sociòleg estatunidenc

Alfred Schütz sociólogo y filósofo

Schuetz, Alfred.

Schuetz, Alfred 1899-1959

Schütz, Alfred.

Schütz, Alfred 1899-1959

Schutz, Alfred sociologue

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