Edmund Husserl

Edmund Husserl

Name Edmund Husserl
Profession Philosopher
Date of Birth 1859-04-08
Place of Birth Czech Republic
Age 79 yrs
Death Date 1938-04-27
Birth Sign Aries

About Edmund Husserl

Continental philosopher and mathematician who pioneered the field of phenomenology. He saw experience as being equal to empiricism.

Early Life Experience of Edmund Husserl

He studied mathematics, physics, and astronomy at the University of Leipzig from 1876 until 1878. He was taught by Wilhelm Wundt, a founder of modern psychology, at Leipzig.

Trivia Info

His 1891 work Philosophie der Arithmetik. Psychologische und logische Untersuchungen was strongly criticized by Gottlob Frege.

Family Life and Relationship

He divorced Malvine Steinschneider in 1901.

Close Associates

He wrote a work that influenced the philosophy of Jean Paul Sartre.

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