WHAT DWELLS ON THE FRINGE OF AWARENESS

Viktorija Lipi? and Urban Korde?

University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Education
Ljubljana, Slovenia

INDECS 15(4), 251-259, 2017
DOI 10.7906/indecs.15.4.3
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Received: 30th November 2017.
Accepted: 8th December 2017.
Regular article

ABSTRACT

Researchers in the field of empirical phenomenology often base their understanding on the theories of philosophical phenomenology, particularly favouring Husserl in their discussions and explaining obtained results in terms of pre-reflective and reflective experience. In this article we first outline various authors' intuitions on the phenomenological tradition, before going on to examine certain assumptions of the empirical phenomenological tradition. In the second part we present preliminary results of our empirical phenomenological research in the attempt to point to the enormous phenomenological richness of pre-reflective awareness. To an extent we attempt to contribute to the understanding of the techniques of modern empirical phenomenological research by discussing the presuppositions of its relevant authors.

KEY WORDS

experience, phenomenological inquiry, first-person perspective, elicitation interview, pre-reflective consciousness

CLASSIFICATION

JEL:D83, D84, Z19


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