Experience and evidence

Nam-In Lee

pp. 229-246


It is the aim of this paper to assess Levinas's criticism of Husserl's concept of evidence. In Sect. 1, I will summarize Levinas's criticism of Husserl's concept of evidence. In Sect. 2, I will delineate Husserl's concept of experience and in Sect. 3, I will try to define the concept of evidence in Husserl. In Sect. 4–6, I will assess Levinas's criticism of Husserl's concepts of evidence and show that Levinas's criticism of Husserl's concept of evidence is out of the mark, since it is based on a total misunderstanding of Husserl's concepts of evidence.

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