Marion and the Husserlian breakthrough of the Logical Investigations


  • George VAMEŞUL Al.I. Cuza University of Iasi Department of Philosophy Bd. Carol I, 11, 700506 Iasi, Romania


Marion, phenomenology, categorial intuition, metaphysics of presence, givenness


In this paper I will discuss Marion’s approach of the breakthrough of the Logical Investigations drawing on the way it determines the positive and negative approach of the entire Husserlian phenomenology. First, I will sketch Heidegger’s and Derrida’s interpretations on the matter of the “breakthrough”. Afterward, I will show how Marion opposes and overcomes these two readings, and what is the new interpretation that he proposes. In the end, I shall refer to Dieter Lohmar in order to test and clarify Marion’s interpretation, and I shall draw some conclusions on the relation between Marion and Husserlian phenomenology

Author Biography

George VAMEŞUL, Al.I. Cuza University of Iasi Department of Philosophy Bd. Carol I, 11, 700506 Iasi, Romania

Phd researcher at the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Political
Sciences from the Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi


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