Phenomenology in Its Original Sense.

  title={Phenomenology in Its Original Sense.},
  author={Max van Manen},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  volume={27 6},
In this article, I try to think through the question, "What distinguishes phenomenology in its original sense?" My intent is to focus on the project and methodology of phenomenology in a manner that is not overly technical and that may help others to further elaborate on or question the singular features that make phenomenology into a unique qualitative form of inquiry. I pay special attention to the notion of "lived" in the phenomenological term "lived experience" to demonstrate its critical… CONTINUE READING