Ian Hutchesson mc2499 at
Mon Nov 15 15:07:48 EST 1999

At 17.05 14/11/99 -0800, barre at wrote:
>Do you find the minimalist-maximalist controversy to be jejune?  For a 
>different approach (phenomenological), see:

Let's leave these vacuous terms alone and stick to the process of
historical reconstruction. Phenomonology is dependent on historical
reconstruction to say what the phenomena were that one want to study.

>History is the study of past consciousness.

This may be -- partially --, but without any criteria to order the
information in a historical space and give value and priority to it there
can be no notion of past for the above definition.



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