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The Bourdieu ParadigmThe Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project$
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Derek Robbins

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780719099397

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.7765/9781526127709

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Schutz and Gurwitsch in America, 1940–80

Schutz and Gurwitsch in America, 1940–80

(p.65) 3 Schutz and Gurwitsch in America, 1940–80
The Bourdieu Paradigm

Derek Robbins

Manchester University Press

This chapter considers the social and intellectual adjustments made by Schutz and Gurwitsch as a consequence of their migrations to the United States. It does so by examining elements of their correspondence in the 1940s and by considering the development of their original views in the new cultural context. It highlights Schutz’s exchange with Parsons and Gurwitsch’s critique of the political consequences of the German philosophical tradition. It suggests that their change of context had the effect of consolidating their intellectual detachment from socio-political issues.

Keywords:   Parsons, William James, Cairns, Sartre, Scheler, ‘natural attitude’, ‘transcendental reduction’, the field of consciousness, Merleau-Ponty

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