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Natanson, Maurice 1924-1996

Works: 87 works in 511 publications in 6 languages and 10,221 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: H61, 142.708
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Most widely held works by Maurice Natanson
Collected papers by Alfred Schutz( Book )

94 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 907 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
Phenomenology and the social sciences by Maurice Natanson( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Husserl : philosopher of infinite tasks by Maurice Natanson( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy of the social sciences, a reader by Maurice Natanson( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critique of Jean-Paul Sartre's ontology by Maurice Natanson( Book )

39 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed?" -Jeremiah "Existentialism" today refers to faddism, decadentism, morbidity, the "philosophy of the graveyard"; to words like fear, dread, anxiety, anguish, suffering, aloneness, death; to novelists such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Dostoievski, Camus, Kafka; to philosophers like Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Marcel, Jaspers, and Sartre-and because it refers to, and is concerned with, all of these ideas and persons, existentialism has lost any clearer meaning it may have originally possessed. Because it has so many definitions, it can no longer be defined. As Sartre writes: "Most people who use the word existentialism would be em­ barrased if they had to explain it, since, now that the word is all the rage, even the work of a musician or painter is being called existentialist. A gossip columnist . . . signs himself The Exis­ tentialist, so that by this time the word has been so stretched and has taken on so broad a meaning, that it no longer means anything at all. " 2 This state of definitional confusion is not an accidental or negligible matter. An attempt will be made in this introduction to account for the confustion and to show why any definition of existentialism in­ volves us in a tangle. First, however, it is necessary to state in a tenta­ tive and very general manner what points of view are here intended when reference is made to existentialism
The erotic bird : phenomenology in literature by Maurice Natanson( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does literature illuminate the way we live? Maurice Natanson, a prominent champion of phenomenology, draws upon this method's unique power to show how fiction can highlight aspects of experience that are normally left unexamined. By exploring the structure of the everyday world, Natanson reveals the "uncanny" that lies at the core of the ordinary. Phenomenology - which involves the questioning of that which we usually take for granted - is for Natanson the essence of philosophy
Philosophy, rhetoric and argumentation by Maurice Natanson( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in phenomenology by Maurice Natanson( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years ago, Dorion Cairns concluded an article on phenome nology with a cautious appraisal of its influence in America. "Thus far," he wrote, "it continues to be an exotic." The situation today has changed: translations of the writings of Husserl, Heidegger, Marcel, Sartre, and Merleau-Ponty have appeared, and commentaries on these and related thinkers are not uncommon. Moreover, discussion of phenomenological problems is increasingly becoming part of the American (if not the British) philosophical scene. Phenomenology is in danger of domestication! Signs of its accommodation include a willingness to pay tribute to HusserI's Logical Investigations by those who find relatively little to interest them in his later work, a location of what are taken to be common themes and underlying convergences of emphasis in Continental phenomenology and Anglo-American philosophy of the more nearly Wittgensteinian and Austinian varieties, and a growing impatience (shared by some phenomenologists) with expositions, explications, and interpretations of Husserl's work at the expense of original applications of phenomenology. Most bluntly put, the attitude is: Don't talk about it; do it! It would seem that we have arrived at a point where introductions to phenomenology are of doubt ful value, if not superfluous. The present collection of essays is based on different assumptions and points to an alternative conception of the role of both methodology and originality in phenomenological work
Literature, philosophy, and the social sciences; essays in existentialism and phenomenology by Maurice Natanson( Book )

32 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of one man's essays in book form tends to be viewed today with some suspicion, if not hostility, by philosophical critics. It would seem that the author is guilty of an academic sin of pride: causing or helping to cause separately conceived articles to surpass their original station and assume a new life, a grander articulation. It can hardly be denied that the essays which follow must face this sullen charge, for they were composed at different times for different sorts of audiences and, for the most part, have already been published. Their appearance in a new form will not allay commonplace criticisms: there are repetitions, certain key terms are defined and defined again in various places, a few quotations reappear, and, beyond this, the essays are unequal in range, depth, and fundamental intent. But it is what brings these essays together that constitutes, I trust, their collective merit. Underlying the special arguments that are to be found in each of the chapters is a particular sense of reality, not a thesis or a theory but rather a way of seeing the world and of appreciating its texture and design. It is that sense of reality that I should like to speak of here. Philosophy stands in a paradoxical relationship to mundane ex istence: it is at once its critique and one of its possibilities
The journeying self; a study in philosophy and social role by Maurice Natanson( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phenomenology and social reality; essays in memory of Alfred Schutz by Maurice Natanson( Book )

15 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 531 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
The social dynamics of George H. Mead by Maurice Natanson( Book )

29 editions published between 1956 and 1983 in English and Japanese and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve years after his Origin of Species, Charles Darwin published his Descent of Man. If the first book brought the gases of philosophi­ cal controversy to fever heat, the second exploded them in fiery roars. The issue was the nature, the condition, and the destiny of genus humanum. According to the prevailing Genteel Tradition mankind was a congregation of embodied immortal souls, each with its fixed identity, rights and duties, living together with its immortal neigh­ bors under conditions imposed by "the laws of nature and of nature's God." Obedience or disobedience of these laws destined all to eternal bliss or eternal damnation. What had come to be called "evolution" was assimilated to the Tradition in diverse interpretations such as John Fiske's, Henry Drummond's and Charles Pierce's. Their common ten­ dency was to establish "evolution" as somehow the method whereby divine providence ordains the conditions under which man accom­ plishes his destiny. The most productive competitor of the Genteel Tradition went by various names, with positivism, materialism and naturalism the most telling. Its success as competitor was not due to its theological or metaphysical import. Its success flowed from its mode of observing how effects or results, those undesired as well as those desired, got produced. Unified and generalized, these observations were taken for notations of causal sequences always and everywhere the same, thus for laws of "nature" to whose workings "the providence of God" added nothing productive and could be and was dispensed with
Anonymity : a study in the philosophy of Alfred Schutz by Maurice Natanson( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatry and philosophy by Erwin W Straus( Book )

15 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three essays reprinted in this book were first published in 1963 as individual chapters of a psychiatric treatise entitled Psychiatrie der Gegen wart (Psychiatry of the Present Day). The editors, W.H. GRUHLE (Bonn), R. JUNG (Freiburg/Br.), W. MAYER-GROSS (Birmingham, England), M. MUL LER (Bern, Switzerland), had not planned an encyclopedic presentation; they did not intend to present a "handbook" which would be as complete as possible in details and bibliographic reference. Their intention was to "raze the walls" separating Continental and Anglo-Saxon psychiatries and to offer a synopsis of developments in psychiatry during the last decades on an international basis. The editors requested, therefore, cooperation of scholars from many foreign countries, large and small, on both sides of the Atlantic. A section entitled "Borderlands of Psychiatry", in which MARGARET MEAD (New York) discusses the relation of "Psychiatry and Ethnology", HANS HEIMAN (Bern), the relation of "Religion und Psychiatrie", and ROBERT VOLMER (Paris), "Art et Psychiatrie", is a good illustration of the trilingual character of the whole work. Two of the editors, GRUHLE and MAYER-GROSS, died before the publi cation had been completed. In a kind of posthumous eulogy, Professor JUNG and Professor MULLER praised the initiative and accomplishments of MAYER-GROSS, "who during the last five years of his life had given a great deal of his time to this work. He had set his mind on a synthesis of German and Anglo-Saxon psychiatry
Phenomenology, role, and reason; essays on the coherence and deformation of social reality by Maurice Natanson( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prism of the self : philosophical essays in honor of Maurice Natanson by William R McKenna( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problem of social reality by Alfred Schutz( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and held by 52 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
Literature, philosophy, and the social sciences by Maurice Natanson( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Problema de la realidad social by Alfred Schutz( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CONTENIDO: Sobre la metodología de las ciencias sociales - El sentido común y la interpretación científica de la acción humana - Formación de conceptos y teoría en las ciencias sociales - La elección entre diversos proyectos de acción - La fenomenología y las ciencias sociales - Conceptos fundamentales de la fenomenología - La fenomenología y las ciencias sociales - Importancia de Hesserl para las ciencias sociales - La teoría de la intersubjetividad de Scheler y la tesis general del alterego - La teoría sartreana del alterego - Símbolo, realidad y sociedad - Sobre las realidades múltiples - El lenguaje, los trastornos del lenguaje y la textura de la conciencia
Collected papers by Alfred Schutz( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 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
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Edmund Husserl : philosopher of infinite tasks
Phenomenology and the social sciencesEdmund Husserl : philosopher of infinite tasksA critique of Jean-Paul Sartre's ontologyThe erotic bird : phenomenology in literatureThe prism of the self : philosophical essays in honor of Maurice NatansonThe problem of social realityEl Problema de la realidad socialCollected papers
Alternative Names
Maurice Natanson American philosopher

Maurice Natanson Amerikaans filosoof (1924-1996)

Natanson, Maurice.

Natanson, Maurice 1924-

Natanson Maurice 1924-1996

Natanson, Maurice A.

Natanson, Maurice Alexander.

Natanson, Maurice Alexander, 1924-

Natanson, Maurice Alexander 1924-1996

ナタンソン, M.

ナタンソン, モーリス