What is the Phenomenological Approach? Revisiting Intentional Explication

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Title: What is the Phenomenological Approach? Revisiting Intentional Explication
Authors: Moran, Dermot
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10139
Date: 2018
Online since: 2019-04-24T13:47:21Z
Abstract: In this paper I outline the main features of the phenomenological approach, focusing on the central themes of intentionality, embodiment, empathy, intersubjectivity, sociality and the life-world. I argue that phenomenology is primarily a philosophy of intentional explication that identifies the a priori, structural correlations between subjectivity and all forms of constituted objectivities apprehended in their horizonal contexts. Intentional description reveals the structurally necessary, meaning informing interactions between embodied subjectivity (already caught in the nexus of intersubjectivity) in the context of embeddedness in the temporal, historical, and cultural life-world. I shall defend phenomenology as a holistic approach that rightfully defends the role of subjectivity in the constitution of objectivity and recognizes the inherent limitations of all forms of naturalism, objectivism and scientism.
Type of material: Journal Article
Journal: Phenomenology and Mind
Volume: 15
Start page: 72
End page: 90
Copyright (published version): 2018 the Authors
Keywords: PhenomenologyDescriptionIntuitionIntentionalityLife-worldCorrelation
DOI: 10.13128/Phe_Mi-24973
Other versions: http://www.fupress.net/index.php/pam/article/view/24973
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Philosophy Research Collection

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