From Husserl to Merleau-Ponty: Tracing the Arc of Phenomenology

  • Iqbal Hussain Alamyar UIN Prof. K.H. Saifuddin Zuhri Purwokerto
Keywords: Phenomenology, Husserl & Merleau-Ponty, Intentionality, Consciousness, Embodiment, Thematic Analysis


This research traces the key developments in phenomenological thought from its inception with Edmund Husserl to its evolution under Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The primary objective is to understand the continuity and divergence in their perspectives, and the influence on phenomenology’s progression as a philosophical tradition. The study employs a conceptual and thematic analysis method to elucidate these developments by examining their foundational texts. The findings reveal a nuanced understanding of this evolution, highlighting both Husserl’s establishment of transcendental phenomenology focused on pure consciousness and Merleau-Ponty’s transformative turn toward embodied experience. By synthesizing connections between their projects, this analysis provides a comprehensive view of the arc of phenomenological thought.

Keywords: Phenomenology, Husserl & Merleau-Ponty, Intentionality, Consciousness, Embodiment


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How to Cite
Alamyar, Iqbal Hussain. “From Husserl to Merleau-Ponty: Tracing the Arc of Phenomenology”. Lumen Veritatis: Jurnal Filsafat dan Teologi 15, no. 1 (April 30, 2024): 19-30. Accessed June 24, 2024.