2019-02Discussion Papers, Comments, Book Reviews
Antoine Mooij’s Phenomenology of Symbolization: Synthesizing Lacan and Cassirer

Preview /Review:Antoine Mooij, Lacan and Cassirer: An Essay on Symbolisation, translated by Peter van Nieuwkoop (Leiden: Brill Rodopi, 2018), 256 pages./ The central argument of Lacan and Cassirer: An Essay on Symbolisation is that each thinker approaches the problem of symbolization in a way that ultimately complements the other; “that their opposing…

2018-01Thematic Section
Reflective Judgment and Symbolic Functions: On the Possibility of a Phenomenology of Person

Abstract The following paper seeks to examine whether, from the standpoint of a transcendental idealist, it is possible to have a phenomenology that can adequately disclose the nature and activity of person. First I establish that symbols are intuitive concretizations of the activity of person/Geist, and thus symbols are available to phenom- enological description. Then I raise…