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phe·nom·e·nol·o·gy

(fĭ-nŏm′ə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. A philosophy or method of inquiry concerned with the perception and experience of objects and events as the basis for the investigation of reality.
2. A philosophical movement based on this, originated by Edmund Husserl around 1905.

phe·nom′e·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
phe·nom′e·no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
phe·nom′e·nol′o·gist n.

phenomenology

(fɪˌnɒmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Philosophy) 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. (Philosophy) the science of phenomena as opposed to the science of being
phenomenological adj
pheˌnomenoˈlogically adv
pheˌnomeˈnologist n

phe•nom•e•nol•o•gy

(fɪˌnɒm əˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the study of phenomena as distinct from ontology.
2. the branch of a field of study that classifies phenomena relevant to itself.
3. the system of Husserl and his followers stressing the description of phenomena.
[1790–1800]
phe•nom`e•no•log′i•cal (-nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
phe•nom`e•no•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
phe•nom`e•nol′o•gist, n.
ontology, phenomenology - Ontology is the branch of metaphysics concerned with the nature or essence of being or existence, the opposite of phenomenology, the science of phenomena.
See also related terms for phenomena.

phenomenology

1. the study of phenomena.
2. the philosophical system of Edmund Husserl and his followers, especially the careful description of phenomena in all areas of experience. — phenomenologist, n.phenomenologic, phenomenological, adj.
See also: Philosophy

phenomenology

A philosophical doctrine established by Husserl; the science of appearances.
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Noun1.phenomenology - a philosophical doctrine proposed by Edmund Husserl based on the study of human experience in which considerations of objective reality are not taken into account
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
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phenomenology

[fɪˈnɒmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ] Nfenomenología f

phenomenology

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