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Noun: phenomenology  fu,nó-mi'nó-lu-jee
  1. A philosophical doctrine proposed by Edmund Husserl based on the study of human experience in which considerations of objective reality are not taken into account
  2. (science) application of theory to experiment or observation; observable predictions of a theory

Derived forms: phenomenologies

Type of: doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought

Encyclopedia: Phenomenology