Cognitive Phenomenology: Marriage of Phenomenology and Cognitive Science

Wolff-Michael Roth


ognitive phenomenology is a particular variant of phenomenology originally articulated by philosophers and further developed to work in conjunction with cognitive science. Based on strict method it is suited to work with a science that takes person-in-situation as its unit of analysis and acknowledges that persons act in their subjective lifeworlds rather than in objectively given material environments. The phenomenological part of cog­ni­tive phenomenology constitutes an important in­stru­ment in the service of educational psychol­ogists, particularly those interested in a modern theory of aptitude. The method distinguishes itself from introspection and naturalistic description that use "phenomeno" (-logy, -graphy) in their name. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0403129


fieldwork; anthropology of education; autobiography; ethics; dialectics; reading phenom­enology; cognitive science; cognitive phenomenol­ogy; research method; lifeworld; subjective experi­ence

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