Thesis Resources

This page is dedicated to the resources that may be useful for my thesis. It will be continuously updated.


Edith Stein’s Works
Stein, E. (1989). On the problem of empathy. The Collected Works of Edith Stein. 3rd Rev. ed. Translated by Waltraut Stein. Vol 3. Washington, DC: ICS Publications.

Stein, E. (2002). The science of the cross. The Collected Works of Edith Stein. Translated by Josephine Koeppel. Edited by L. Gelber and Romaeus Leuven. Vol 6. Washington, DC: ICS Publications.

Redmond, W. Knowledge and Faith, n.d.

Stein, Edith. Potency and Act: Studies Toward a Philosophy of Being, 2009.


Edith Stein’s Life and Philosophy
Borden, S. (2003). Edith stein. Outstanding Christian Thinkers. London: Continuum.

Szanto, T. & Moran, D. (2015). Introduction: empathy and collective intentionality – the social philosophy of edith stein. Human Studies 38, no. 4 (Winter 2015), https://www.jstor.org/stable/24757458

Alfieri, Francesco, and George Metcalf. Analecta Husserliana The Presence of Duns Scotus in the The Question of Individuality. Vol. CXX, n.d.

Ballard, Bruce W. “The Difference for Philosophy: Edith Stein and Martin Heidegger.” Journal of Value Inquiry 41, no. 1 (2007): 95–105.

Baird, Mary Julian. “Edith Stein and the Mother of God” (1958).

Baseheart, M., and M. Sawicki. Philosophy of Psychology and the Humanities, n.d.

Baseheart, Mary Catharine. “Edith Stein’s Philosophy of Community.” The Personalist Forum 8, no. 1 (1992): 163–173.

Behnke David Carr, Elizabeth A, Stephen Crowell, Lester Embree, J Claude Evans, Jose Huertas-Jourda, Joseph J Kockelmans, William R McKenna, et al. Person in the World: Introduction to Edith Stein Philosophy , n.d.

Borden, Sarah. Edith Stein, n.d.

Burns, T. “On Being a ‘We’: Edith Stein’s Contribution to the Intentionalism Debate” (n.d.).

Calcagno, Antonio. Edith Stein: Women, Social-Political Philosophy, Theology, Metaphysics and Public History, n.d. http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-21124-4_19.

Calcagno, Antonio. Thine Own Self. Symposium. Vol. 14, 2013.

Caminada, Emanuele. “Edith Stein’s Account of Communal Mind and Its Limits: A Phenomenological Reading.” Human Studies 38, no. 4 (2015): 549–566.

Duran, Jane. “Edith Stein, Ontology and Belief.” Heythrop Journal – Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology 48, no. 5 (2007): 707–712.

Gallagher, Shaun, and Julia Gallagher. “Acting Oneself as Another: An Actor’s Empathy for Her Character.” Topoi 0, no. 0 (2019): 0. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11245-018-9624-7.

Kukar, Polina. “‘The Very Unrecognizability of the Other’: Edith Stein, Judith Butler, and the Pedagogical Challenge of Empathy.” Philosophical Inquirt in Education 24, no. 1 (2016): 1–14.

L., Gelber, M. Linssen, and W. Stein. The Hidden Life: Essays, Meditations, Spiritual Texts. New Blackfriars. Vol. 1, 2007.

Lebech, Mette. “Stein’s Phenomenological Value Theory.” Yearbook of the Irish Philosophical Society: Voices of Irish Philosophy 2010 (2010): 139–150. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=phl&AN=PHL2172980&lang=es&site=ehost-live&scope=cite.

Magrì, Elisa. “Affectivity and Self-Displacement in Stein’s Early Phenomenology. On the Role of Self-Experience in Empathy” (n.d.).

Magrì, Elisa. “Subjectivity and Empathy: A Steinian Approach.” Discipline filosofiche XXV, no. 2 (2015): 129–147.

Mcdaniel, Kris. “Commentary on On the Problem of Empathy” (2014): 1–17.

Nota, John. “Misunderstanding and Insight about Edith Stein’s Philosophy” 212 (1987): 205–212.

Studies, Human. “Empathy , Emotional Sharing and Feelings in St” 38, no. 4 (2019): 481–502.

Svenaeus, Fredrik. “Edith Stein’s Phenomenology of Sensual and Emotional Empathy.” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 17, no. 4 (2018): 741–760.

Szanto, Thomas. “Collective Emotions , Normativity , and Empathy : A Steinian Account Author ( s ): Thomas Szanto Source : Human Studies , Vol . 38 , No . 4 , Special Issue on Empathy and Collective Intentionality — The Social Philosophy of Edith Stein ( Winter 2015 ), Pp” 38, no. 4 (2019): 503–527. https://www.jstor.org/stable/24757461.

Szanto, Thomas, and Joel Krueger. “Introduction : Empathy , Shared Emotions , and Social Identity.” Topoi 38, no. 1 (2019): 153–162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11245-019-09641-w.

Taipale, J. “Empathy and the Melodic Unity of the Other” (n.d.).

Thonhauser, Gerhard. “Shared Emotions : A Steinian Proposal,” no. February (2018): 997–1015.

Wulf, Claudia Mariéle. “‘I Look at Him and He Looks at Me’: Stein’s Phenomenological Analysis of Love.” International Journal of Philosophy and Theology 78, no. 1–2 (2017): 139–154. https://doi.org/10.1080/21692327.2016.1265897.

Zahavi, Dan. Self and Other: Exploring Subjectivity, Empathy, and Shame. Choice Reviews Online. Vol. 53, 2015.


Phenomenology Resources
Føllesdal, D. (2006). Husserl’s reductions and the role they play in his phenomenology. In Dreyfus, H.L. & Wrathall, M.A. (eds.). A companion to phenomenology and existentialism. Blackwell Publishing, Ltd. Pp. 105-13.

Luft, S. (2004). Husserl’s theory of the phenomenological reduction: Between life-world and Cartesianism. Research in Phenomenology 34: 198-234.

Moran, D. (2000). Introduction to phenomenology. Routledge.

Smith, D.W. & McIntyre, R. (1982). Husserlian phenomenology and phenomenological method. Husserl and intentionality: A study of mind, meaning, and language. Dordrecht and Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co. Pp. 93-104.

Zahavi, D. (2008). Phenomenology. In Moran, D. (ed.), Routledge companion to twentieth-century philosophy, 661-692.


General Resources
Daly, C. (2010). An introduction to philosophical methods. Ontario, Canada: Broadview Press.

Laurence, S. & Margolis, E. (2003). Concepts and conceptual analysis. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 67, 2: 253-82.

Stubley, E.V. (1992). Philosophy as a method of inquiry. The Quarterly, 3 (1): 44-54.