phenomenologists

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  • Phenomenology (philosophy) — Phenomenology is the study of phenomena (from Greek, meaning that which appears ) and how they appear to us from a first person perspective. In modern times, it usually refers to the philosophy developed by Edmund Husserl, which is primarily… …   Wikipedia

  • Religious studies — Various religious symbols Religious studies is the academic field of multi disciplinary, secular study of religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions. It describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasizing systematic,… …   Wikipedia

  • Munich phenomenology — Munich Phenomenology, refers to the group of philosophers, psychologists and phenomenologists that studied and worked in Munich at the beginning of the twentieth century, when Edmund Husserl published his masterwork, the Logical Investigations… …   Wikipedia

  • phenomenology — phenomenological /fi nom euh nl oj i keuhl/, phenomenologic, adj. phenomenologically, adv. phenomenologist, n. /fi nom euh nol euh jee/, n. Philos. 1. the study of phenomena. 2. the system of Husserl and his followers stressing the description of …   Universalium

  • religions, classification of — Introduction       the attempt to systematize and bring order to a vast range of knowledge about religious beliefs, practices, and institutions. It has been the goal of students of religion for many centuries but especially so with the increased… …   Universalium

  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty — Full name Maurice Merleau Ponty Born 14 March 1908 Died 4 May 1961 Era 20th century philosophy …   Wikipedia

  • Phenomenology (architecture) — Phenomenology is both a philosophical design current in contemporary architecture and a specific field of academic research, based on the physical experience of building materials and their sensory properties.Beginning in the 1970s, phenomenology …   Wikipedia

  • aesthetics — /es thet iks/ or, esp. Brit., /ees /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of philosophy dealing with such notions as the beautiful, the ugly, the sublime, the comic, etc., as applicable to the fine arts, with a view to establishing the… …   Universalium

  • sacred — sacredly, adv. sacredness, n. /say krid/, adj. 1. devoted or dedicated to a deity or to some religious purpose; consecrated. 2. entitled to veneration or religious respect by association with divinity or divine things; holy. 3. pertaining to or… …   Universalium

  • religion, study of — Introduction       attempt to understand the various aspects of religion, especially through the use of other intellectual disciplines.       The history of mankind has shown the pervasive influences of religion, and thus the study of religion,… …   Universalium

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