Horizontal intentionality and transcendental intersubjectivity

Dan Zahavi

pp. 304-321

Through an investigation of Husserl's concept of horizontal intentionality, the article basically argues that the horizon is intrinsically intersubjective, and that it entails an implicit reference to the intentions of possible Others. Against this background it is argued that our perceptual experience of an embodied Other, our factual encounter with the Other, is not the most basic and fundamental type of intersubjectivity. On the contrary, it presupposes a type of intersubjectivity which belongs a priori to the structure of constituting subjectivity.

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Zahavi, D. (1997). Horizontal intentionality and transcendental intersubjectivity. Tijdschrift voor filosofie 59 (2), pp. 304-321.

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