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A significant other to Phenomenology and Existentialism is an entire advisor to 2 of the dominant events of philosophy within the 20th century. Written by means of a crew of top students, together with Dagfinn Føllesdal, J. N. Mohanty, Robert Solomon, Jean-Luc Marion
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It must presuppose that the objectification, with or without reification imposed by thinking in terms of a fictional ‘thing’ or system, is an adequate conceptual correlate of the other as a person in action with others. Moreover, it must presuppose that its conceptual model has a way of functioning analogous to the way that an organism functions in health and a way of functioning analogous to an organism’s way of functioning when physically diseased. However pregnant with partial analogies such comparisons are, psychopathology by the very nature of its basic approach precludes the possibility of understanding a patient’s disorganization as a failure to achieve a specifically personal form of unity.

You don’t whore for me. You mustn’t be smart either; you’re an impudent, lousy fellow, such an impudent, lousy fellow I’ve never met with. Is he beginning again? You understand nothing at all, nothing at all; nothing at all does he understand. If you follow now, he won’t follow, will not follow. Are you getting still more impudent? Are you getting impudent still more? How they attend, they do attend,’ and so on. At the end, he scolds in quite inarticulate sounds. Kraepelin notes here among other things the patient’s ‘inaccessibility’: Although he undoubtedly understood all the questions, he has not given us a single piece of useful information.

Mayer-Gross, Slater and Roth). Here is Kraepelin’s (1905) account to a lecture-room of his students of a patient showing the signs of catatonic excitement: The patient I will show you today has almost to be carried into the rooms, as he walks in a straddling fashion on the outside of his feet. ’ He is eighteen years old, and a pupil of the Oberrealschule (higher-grade modern-side school), tall, and rather strongly built, but with a pale complexion, on which there is very often a transient flush.

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