(Mid-June of 1985)

[PART ONE]

Chapter 1 Growth and Early Maturity

  The First Seventeen Years

   :Parents and Children  :Secondary School

   :Music and Literature  :Youth Movement

   :Disruption: War Service of Eighteen Months

   :World War I    Boy into Combat Soldier

  The Next Fifteen Years

   :Professional Plans and University Studies

   :Austrian Business Career  :Public Activities

   :Matters Politics   :Family  :Wife, Companion, Secretary

  Plans for Living and Plan for Life

   :Schutz's Private System of Relevances  Choices and Motivations

   :A Man of Several Worlds

   :The Shock of War and a Dualistic Life Plan

   :Value Neutrality and Social Involvement: Agreement and Contrast

   :Flexibility in Consistency

  Footnotes

 

Chapter 2 Social Background and Interpersonal Influences

  Introductory Remarks

  Major Factors

   :Note on Background Sources  The Personal Factor

   :The Academic Setting  :The Subsoil of Philosophy

   :Generation Experience  The Intellectual-Cultural Atmosphere

   :The Task

  Minds and Moods of Viennese Intellectuals

   :Austria's Cultural-Intellectual Heritage   :Viennese Culture

   :After the Catastrophy   :The Austro-Marxists

   :Intermediate Remark

  Emancipated Jews

   :Main Sources Consulted  Viennese Jews and Viennese Antisemitism

   :Jews and Austrian Capitalism   :Assimilations and Conversion

   :Romantic and Negative Reactions

   :Jewish Intellectulas and Academic Antisemitism

  The Viennes Circles

   :The Coffee-House Culture    The Circles

   :LIST of the Circles under Consideration

   :Karl Menger's Mathematical Colloquium

   :The Doctor's Seminar of Spann

   :The Austrian Sociological Circle    :The Schlick Circle

   :The Kelsen Circle  :The Geistkreis  :A Concluding Remark

  The Mises Seminar

   :Ludwig von Mises  :The Private Seminar of von Mises

   :Schutz's Mises Lecture

  End of an Intellectual Movement

   :Circle above Politics  :No Transatlantic Transfer

  Footnotes

 

Chapter 3 Exposure to the Social Sciences

  Cultural Humanism

   :The Tradition of the German Geisteswisenschaften

   :Dilthey's Partial 'Subjectivity'

  Encounter with Political Economy

   :The 'Dispute about Method'  Theory of Marginal Utility

   :Schutz and Political Economy

  The Impact of Max Weber

   :Background   Viennese Interlude   Charismatic Echo

   :After-Effects

  Encounter with Sociology

   :Exposure to Sociology: The Vienna Versons  Schutz and von Mises

  Footnotes

 

Chapter 4 A From Student to Scholar [HRW COPY (2/8/86)]

  Toward a Subjective Theory of the Social World

   :The Consistency of Intellectual Progress

   :Steps of an Intellectual Development

   :A Time of Learning--A Time of Doing

   :Stages of Scholarly Realization

  Intellectual Expansion and Exploration: The Preparatory Phase

   :Dual Foundations   Focus on Weberian Sociology

   :Studying in Isolation--Learning Together :Knowledge about Weber

   :Focus on Bergsonian Philosophy  :Bergson and Schutz

  Footnotes

 

Chapter 4 B From Student to Scholar

  Introductory Remarks

  Toward a Subjective Theory of Social World

   :The Consistency of Intellectual Progress

   :Steps of an Intellectual Development

   :A Time of Learning--A Time of Doing

   :Stages of Scholarly Realizations

  Intellectual Expansion and Exploration: The Preparatory Phase

   :Dual Foundations   :Focus on Weberian Sociology

   :Acquaintance with Weber's Sociology   Knowledge about Weber

   :Focus on Bergsonian Philosophy    Bergson and Schutz

  Footnotes

 

Chapter 5 Problem Formation and Project Design: The Experimental Phase

  Introductory Remarks

  The Project

   :The Manuscript of the Bergson Period

   :The Maximum Dimensions of the Project

      Addendum: Composite Outline

   :Selective Comments  The Form of Execution

  The Search for a Start

   :Opening: A Philosophical Crisis : Uncertain Access: Neo-Kantianism

   :Uncertain Access: Scheler    :Uncertain Access: Bergson

   :Uncertain Access: Kant Himself

  Weberian Gateway

   :Weber's Attempt

  The Search for Foundations

   :A Threefold Basis?    :Bergson: The Philosophical Anchorage

   :The Objective of the Study  Toward the Execution of the Project

  Footnotes

 

Chapter 6 A Execution in Tangential Direction: The Bergson Phase

  Bergsonian Support

   :Sources  :Inner Duration and Reflection

  Life Forms and Meaning Structure

   :Approach to a Central Theme  Major Focus: Thou  :Memory

   :Meaning

  Symbolization and Symbol Relation

   :The Bridge Between Experience and Symbol   Life Forms

   :The Grounding of the Life Forms (21)  The Linkage of Symbolization

  Intersubjectivity

   :The Thou Problem  :The Thou-posited I

   :Thou: A Phenomenological Interpretation  :A Comment

  Language: Objectivation: Communication

   :'Objecticvation'  Trans-Subjectivity  Speaker and Listener

  The Listening Observer

   :The Uninvolver third

  Attention and Relevance

   :Attention to Life   Relevance

(B)

Bergson and Schutz: A Critical Appraisal

   :Acceptance of Bergson's Basic Conceptions, Examples, and Notions

   :Limitations   :Developments beyond Bergson

   :Reifying Analogy and Traces of Fallacy: Hypostasis

  Suspended Execution

   :A Project Aground  The State of a Manuscript

   :The Limits of Bergson

  Footnotes

  Conclusion to Part One

 

Chapter 6 B Execution on an Insufficient Basis: The Bergson Phase

  Bergsonian Support

   :Sources  :The Scope of the Project  Inner Duration and Reflection

  Life Forms and Meaning Structure

   :Approach to a Central Problem  Major Focus: Thou  :Memory

   :Meaning

  Symbolization and Symbol Relation

   :The Bridge Between Experience and Symbol  :Life Forms

   :The Grounding of the Life Forms  :The Linkage of Symbolization

  Intersubjectivity

   :The Thou Problem   :The Thou-Posited I

   :Thou: A Phenomenological Interpretation   :A Comment

  Language: Objectivation: Communication

   :Objectivation  :Trans-Subjectivity  Speaker and Listener

  The Listening Observer

   :The uninvolved Third

  Attention and Relevance

   :Attention to Life  :Relevance

  Substantive Essays

   :Language and Grammar  Literature Art Forms :Drama and Opera

  Bergson and Schutz

   :Acceptance of Bergson's Basic Conceptions, Examples and Notions

   :Limitations    :Developments Beyond Bergson

   :Reifying Analogy and Traces of Fallacy: Hypostasis

  Suspended Execution

   :A Project Aground   :The State of a Manuscript

   :The Limits of Bergson

  Footnotes