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Phenomenology 2010

Volume 2, 2010

Selected Essays from Latin America

Carlos Belvedere
Pages 40-53
DOI: 10.7761/9789731997667_2

On the Constitution of Social Order

In this article, I deal with the problem of social order from a phenomenological standpoint. In the first place, I summarize Schutz’s position on constitutional analysis and its relevance for the Social Sciences. In the second place, I pose some questions related to the constitution of social realities in Husserl, which have also been acknowledged by Schutz. In the third place, I discuss the significance of the constitutional analysis of the thing in Husserl for a phenomenological approach to social facts in Durkheim’s sense. Finally, I sketch out some features of social order understood as a constituted region.