How to Find Essences in Phenomenological Research

In phenomenology one has to find essences. Essence is found through performing imaginative variation on the studied cases. One imaginatively varies the details found in the studied cases and tries to figure out what remained invariant in imaginatively varied examples. So, if one has to find the essence of the experience of teaching mathematics in […]

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Possible and Actual: Phenomenology as the Study of Possible and not of Actual

According to Husserl, phenomenology is not the study of actual or existing, rather than it is the study of possible and logical. How this statement can be interpreted in the context of practical research? Being is the totality, the unity of all the multiplicity. Being immediately falls into genre, and genre into species and species […]

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Phenomenological Research Method

Phenomenology is different from all other research methods because its field of investigation is different from other methods. What then is this difference? To understand this difference first of all , phenomenology should be differentiated from natural sciences’ research methods. The first difference is , natural sciences study the world of nature , the physical […]

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