launches book on phenomenology
Emeritus Dr. Emerita S. Quito published a book on phenomenology
based on the works of German Edmund Husserl, the founder of
phenomenology, and Edith Stein.
volume on Edmund Husserl and Edith Stein’s phenomenology is
the first volume in the Philippines that dwells exclusively
on phenomenology and bases its explication on the original
works of Husserl.
the foreword, Brother Andrew Gonzalez, FSC, vice president
for academics and research (VPAR), writes that the added premium
in the book is the relationship set up with Merleau-Ponty’s
writings in the development of some of Husserl’s seminal ideas.
He also notes that largest dividend of this volume is the
introduction to the key work of Husserl’s intellectual daughter
Edith Stein. It is also the first work on Edith Stein’s concept
gives valuable contribution to the study of phenomenology,
providing her own interpretation of this rich philosophical
Published by the Office of the Executive Vice President, the
book is the 17th published work of the author who served DLSU-M
as chair of the Department of Philiosophy, dean of the Graduate
School of Education and vice president for Academics. Quito
retired from the University in 1993 as Professor Emeritus.
Dr. Emerita S. Quito finished her doctorate in Philosophy
at the Universite’ de Fribourg, Switzerland in 1965. Her dissertation,
La notion de la Libertè participèe dans la philosophie
de Louis Lavelle, was published by the University and included
in the Studia Friburgensia, the University collection of outstanding