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Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology

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Indo-Pac. j. phenomenol. (Online) vol.9 n.1 Grahamstown May. 2009

 

Husserl's evidence problem

 

 

Ülker Öktem

 

 


ABSTRACT

This paper examines the concept of evidence, with specific focus on the problem of evidence in Husserl 's phenomenology. How this problem was dealt with and resolved by philosophers such as Plato, Descartes and Kant is compared and contrasted with Husserl's approach, and the implications of the solution offered by Husserl discussed. Finally, in light of the issues outlined, it is assessed whether or not Husserl can be said possibly to have been philosophically inclined towards notions such as idealism, empiricism, solipsism and scepticism.


 

 

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