The Changing Character of Phenomenological Psychology
Klein, Perry, Westcott, Malcolm R., Canadian Psychology
The methodologies of Husserlian and contemporary phenomenological psychology are compared. The Husserlian project was an a priori, descriptive, intuitive inquiry into the universal, necessary structures of intentional phenomena. Contemporary phenomenological psychology, examined here through a review of contemporary psychological articles and methodological sources, includes four types of methods: empirical, hermeneutic, traditional and experimental. Phenomenological psychology continues to attempt to describe the essences of experiences. However, in contrast to the Husserlian phase, the current stage of the movement is characterized by the inclusion of the experience of …
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Publication information: Article title: The Changing Character of Phenomenological Psychology. Contributors: Klein, Perry - Author, Westcott, Malcolm R. - Author. Journal title: Canadian Psychology. Volume: 35. Issue: 2 Publication date: April 1994. Page number: 133. © Canadian Psychological Association Aug 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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