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General Philosophy : Phenomenology

Phenomenology

Phenomenology examines the structural features of experience and of things as experienced from the first-person point of view—that is, from the perspective of the subject experiencing such states or acts of consciousness—often seeking to understand how things are experienced, lived, interpreted, or held to be significant or meaningful.

Topics discussed within the phenomenological tradition include the nature of intentionality, perception, mental representation, context-of-thought, time-consciousness, self-consciousness, awareness of the body, and consciousness of others. As such, phenomenological issues have become prominent in philosophy of mind, and "phenomenological" approaches play a role in nearly all other branches of philosophy. Some researchers have begun to combine phenomenological issues with those in neuroscience and behavioral studies as well as with mathematical modeling.

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NASEPblog
Official Blog of The North American Society For Early Phenomenology

Sample Subject Headings and Searches (Use as a starting point for research)
Selected Introductions and Reference Sources for Phenomenology

The Basic Problems of Phenomenology
Memorial Library Stacks Regular Size Shelving
B3279 H48 G7813

Four Phenomenological Philosophers: Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty
Memorial Library Stacks Regular Size Shelving
B829.5 M314 1993

An Introduction to Husserlian Phenomenology
Memorial Library Stacks Regular Size Shelving
B3279 H94 B4513 1993

Introduction to Phenomenology
Memorial Library Stacks Regular Size Shelving
B829.5 S576 1999

The Phenomenological Mind (2nd ed.)
Memorial Library Stacks Regular Size Shelving
B829.5 G27 2012

"The Principle of Phenomenology," in The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger
Online resource

Understanding Phenomenology (David R. Cerbone, online resource, available through Academic Complete)
Physical copy available: Memorial LIbrary Regular Size Shelving B829.5 C47 2006

Understanding Phenomenology (Michael Hammond)
Memorial Library Stacks Regular Size Shelving
B829.5 H345 1991

Link: Phenomenology at PhilPapers
Link: Wikipedia List of Phenomenologists