218 BOOK REVIEWS F.J.J. Buytendijk, Prolegomena to an anthropological physiology. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Duquesne University Press (Distri- buted by Humanities Press, Inc., Atlantic Highlands, N.J.), 1974. viii + 318 pp. $15.00. In this, his final work, the late F. J. J. Buytendijk brought to bear a lifetime of scientific research, theorizing, and phenomenological thought on some of the enduring problems of human subjectivity. It is quite fitting that it is a physiologist who poses these problems anew, rather than the psychologists or philosophers with whose work we are familiar. After all, as we are bound to acknowledge, "between physiological and psychological phenomena no absolute contrast exists, but a mutual (dialectic) relation which is constituted in the course of personal existence" (p. 74). That is to say: a phenomenological analysis of any aspect of human existence assumes, almost without question, the psychophysical unity of the organism. We might, then, expect a straightforward application of phenomenological insights to some of the basic and often neglected topics of human physiology- for examples, modes of organismic regulation, or such fundamental states as emotion, hunger, fatigue, or the functions of posture or respiration. And this is in fact what we are offered in the
Journal of Phenomenological Psychology – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1977
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