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[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / H. Continental Philosophy / 2. Phenomenology]

Full Idea

Sternly envisaged by Husserl as a scientific discipline, phenomenology, on being stripped of the synthetic a priori by the logical positivists, ends up in Sartre as a largely literary undertaking.

Gist of Idea

If phenomenology is deprived of the synthetic a priori, it is reduced to literature

Source

comment on Edmund Husserl (works [1898]) by Josť A. Benardete - Metaphysics: the logical approach Ch.18

Book Reference

Benardete,Josť A.: 'Metaphysics: The Logical Approach' [OUP 1989], p.137