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Husserl, Edmund
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(Apr 8, 1859, Proßnitz (Prostějov), Moravia – Apr 27, 1938, Freiburg im Breisgau). Husserl founded the philosophy of phenomenology after encountering, as a mathematician, fundamental logical questions of arithmetic and universal problems of cognition, viz., regarding conditions relating to origin and criteria affecting validity. His Logische Untersuchungen [Logical investigations] (1900/01) became the basic text of the phenomenological movement. After demonstrating that the constructions of logic represent ideal-objective semantic unities and …

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Ströker, Elisabeth, “Husserl, Edmund”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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