Phenomenologists

phenomenology

[fi-nom-uh-nol-uh-jee]
noun Philosophy.
1.
the study of phenomena.
2.
the system of Husserl and his followers stressing the description of phenomena.

Origin:
1790–1800; phenomen(on) + -o- + -logy

phenomenological [fi-nom-uh-nl-oj-i-kuhl] , phenomenologic, adjective
phenomenologically, adverb
phenomenologist, noun
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phenomenology (fɪˌnɒmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
1.  the movement founded by Husserl that concentrates on the detailed description of conscious experience, without recourse to explanation, metaphysical assumptions, and traditional philosophical questions
2.  the science of phenomena as opposed to the science of being
 
phenomenological
 
adj
 
phenomeno'logically
 
adv
 
phenome'nologist
 
n

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phenomenology
1797, from Ger. Phänomenologie, used as the title of the fourth part of the "Neues Organon" of Ger. physicist Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-77), coined from Gk. phainomenon (see phenomenon) + -logia, from -logos "one who deals with certain topics." Psychological
sense, esp. in Gestalt theory, is from 1930.
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