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On the Verge of Remembering

On the Verge of Remembering 251 On the Verge of Remembering A Discussion of Edward S. Casey, Remembering: A Phenomenological Study. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987. 362 plus xvi pp. DAVID FARRELL KRELL DePaul University In the course of his meditation on the "thick autonomy of memory," Ed Casey tells of "setting out to write a book like this one" and of "finishing it a decade later" (278). It is a decade that takes him farther and farther away from the confidence that undergirds the book at its outset, a confidence encapsulated in its subtitle, "A Phenomenological Study." That is also the subtitle of Ed Casey's Imagining, published in 1976. Although they share the same subtitle and quadripartite structure, Remembering differs radically from Imagining, not only in terms of its phenomenal object, but also structurally, that is, in terms of its method and presuppositions. The second half of his study (Parts III and IV of the four-part undertaking) increasingly deprives its author of his confidence in the phenomenological method. Perhaps the book's gravest difficulty emerges when one reads it a second time, back-to- front, as it were. If Hegel's Phenomenology, as a work of "interiorizing remembrance" (Erinnerung), can and must be read from http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in Phenomenology Brill

On the Verge of Remembering

Research in Phenomenology , Volume 19 (1): 251 – Jan 1, 1989

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Brill
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© 1989 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0085-5553
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1569-1640
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10.1163/156916489X00137
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251 On the Verge of Remembering A Discussion of Edward S. Casey, Remembering: A Phenomenological Study. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987. 362 plus xvi pp. DAVID FARRELL KRELL DePaul University In the course of his meditation on the "thick autonomy of memory," Ed Casey tells of "setting out to write a book like this one" and of "finishing it a decade later" (278). It is a decade that takes him farther and farther away from the confidence that undergirds the book at its outset, a confidence encapsulated in its subtitle, "A Phenomenological Study." That is also the subtitle of Ed Casey's Imagining, published in 1976. Although they share the same subtitle and quadripartite structure, Remembering differs radically from Imagining, not only in terms of its phenomenal object, but also structurally, that is, in terms of its method and presuppositions. The second half of his study (Parts III and IV of the four-part undertaking) increasingly deprives its author of his confidence in the phenomenological method. Perhaps the book's gravest difficulty emerges when one reads it a second time, back-to- front, as it were. If Hegel's Phenomenology, as a work of "interiorizing remembrance" (Erinnerung), can and must be read from

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Published: Jan 1, 1989

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