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Phenomenology

  • In: Encyclopedia of Identity
  • Edited by: Ronald L. Jackson II & Michael A. Hogg
  • Subject:Self & Identity, Identity, Self & Identity

Phenomenology opens up new vistas and mines uncharted depths about human experience. Any attempt to come to terms with identitywho the human person was, is, and will becometakes place in the crucible of experience, so it is essential to have an appreciation for phenomenology. This entry exposes the manner in which human experience has been analyzed by foundational figures in the phenomenological tradition.

Definition

Philosopher Robert Sokolowski defines phenomenology as the study of human experience and of the way things present themselves to humans in and ...

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