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Citation reference: Harvey, L., 2012-17, Social Research Glossary, Quality Research International, http://www.qualityresearchinternational.com/socialresearch/

This is a dynamic glossary and the author would welcome any e-mail suggestions for additions or amendments. Page updated 2 January, 2017 , © Lee Harvey 2012–2017.

 

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Husserl, Edmund


core definition

Edmund Husserl was a pioneer of transcendental phenomenology.


explanatory context

 


analytical review

Sawicki (undated) in the International Encyclopeadia of Philosophy states:

Although not the first to coin the term, it is uncontroversial to suggest that the German philosopher, Edmund Husserl (1859-1938), is the "father" of the philosophical movement known as phenomenology. Phenomenology can be roughly described as the sustained attempt to describe experiences (and the "things themselves") without metaphysical and theoretical speculations. Husserl suggested that only by suspending or bracketing away the "natural attitude" could philosophy becomes its own distinctive and rigorous science, and he insisted that phenomenology is a science of consciousness rather than of empirical things. Indeed, in Husserl’s hands phenomenology began as a critique of both psychologism and naturalism....


associated issues

 


related areas

See also

Researching the Real World Section 2.3.1 for detail on Husserl


Sources

Sawicki, M., undated, 'Edmund Husserl' (1859–1938) in International Encyclopeadia of Philosophy, available at http://www.iep.utm.edu/husserl/, accessed 22 December 2016.


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