HS 807 : Phenomenology and Existentialism

Phenomenolgical Method: Reduction, Constitution and Destruction in Brentano, Husserl, Merleau Ponty, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Sartre and Derrida. Consciousness and Intentionality: Husserl, Nancy, Zizek and JN Mohanty. Genetic Epistemolgy:   Blanchot, Heidegger, Merleau Ponty and Foucault. Existentialism and Humanism: Sarter, Levinas, Heidegger and JLMehta.

Texts/References:

Agrawal M M., Integrated Being: A study of Sartre and Krishnamurty. Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study, 1992. 

Blanchot Maurice, The Writing of Disaster. London: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1995. 

Derrida Jacques, The Gift of Death. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1995. 

Eckel David, (ed.) India and the West: The Problem of Understanding and Selected Essays of JL Mehta. Boston: Boston University Press, 1994. 

Foucault Michel, et al (ed.) Technologies of the Self. Amherst: Amherst University Press, 1988. 

Heidegger M.,   Being and Time. New York: Harper and Row, 1962. 

Levinas Emmanuel, Outside the Subject. London: Athlone Press, 1993. 

Merleau Ponty, Maurice. The Phenomenology of Perception. London: Routledge, 1962. 

Nancy Jean Luc,  The Sense of the World. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997. 

Nussbaum Martha C, The Therapy of Desire. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994. 

Zizek Slavoj, The Ticklish Subject: the Absent center of Political Ontology. New York: Verso, 2000.