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Is Natural Attitude Still an Attitude (The Problematics of Natural Attitude in Husserl’s Works on Reduction)

(Original title: Je prirodzený postoj postojom? (Problematika prirodzeného postoja v Husserlových textoch o redukcii))
Filozofia, 2005, vol. 60, No 3, pp. 155-161.
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The natural attitude is the ground of Edmund Husserl’s phenomenology and as such it is connected with reduction and also constitution. This notion influences other phenomenological investigations. Natural attitude has its specific position among other attitudes (what is reflected in the question, if it is still an attitude). However, its definition is to some extent problematic. The paper deals with the notion of natural attitude in Husserl’s texts about reduction, for instance with its connection to „themes“, natural world and other attitudes. It pays attention to its transcendental dimension, its rather paradoxical structure and also to its critical context.

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