Biographical notes

  • Born in what is now Prostějov in the Czech Republic on April 8th, 1859.
  • Died in April 27th, 1938 in Freiburg, Germany after a year of illness.

Bibliography and notes

The works are listed in order of their original German publication. I’ve added additional details in brackets to each entry. This bibliography was assembled with the help of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy article by Christian Beyer.

  • 1900/1 [2nd, revised edition 1913], Logical Investigations, trans. J. N. Findlay, 1973.
  • 1910, “Philosophy as Rigorous Science,” trans. in Q. Lauer (ed.), Phenomenology and the Crisis of Philosophy, 1965.
  • 1913, Ideas Pertaining to a Pure Phenomenology and to a Phenomenological Philosophy—First Book: General Introduction to a Pure Phenomenology, trans. F. Kersten. 1982.
    • Usually referred to as Ideas I.
  • 1929, Formal and Transcendental Logic, trans. D. Cairns. 1969.
  • 1931, Cartesian Meditations, trans. D. Cairns, 1988.
  • 1939, Experience and Judgement, trans. J. S. Churchill and K. Ameriks, 1973.
  • 1954, The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, trans. D. Carr. 1970.
    • The origin of his book is in lectures given in Vienna and Prague in 1935 titled “Philosophy in the Crisis of European Mankind” and “The Crisis of European Sciences and Psychology.” These lectures became the first two sections of the Crisis and published in the journal Philosophia in 1936 (which is the year that Husserl fell ill). These two sections were supplemented by the third section in fragmentary, incomplete form in 1954.
    • Appendix VI to the book, published in France in 1939, is The Origin of Geometry (which Derrida translated and published a book-length introduction to).
  • 1966, On the Phenomenology of the Consciousness of Internal Time (1893–1917), trans. J. B. Brough, Dordrecht: Kluwer. 1990.This is a collection of writings and lectures, some of which were unpublished in Husserl’s lifetime.
  • 1980, Ideas Pertaining to a Pure Phenomenology and to a Phenomenological Philosophy—Third Book: Phenomenology and the Foundations of the Sciences, trans. T. E. Klein and W. E. Pohl.
    • Usually referred to as Ideas III.
  • 1989, Ideas Pertaining to a Pure Phenomenology and to a Phenomenological Philosophy—Second Book: Studies in the Phenomenology of Constitution, trans. R. Rojcewicz and A. Schuwer.
    • Usually referred to as Ideas II.