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Existential Phenomenology and the Sociological Tradition
Edward A. Tiryakian
American Sociological Review
Vol. 30, No. 5 (Oct., 1965), pp. 674-688
Published by: American Sociological Association
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2091136
Page Count: 15
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Existential phenomenology is the synthesis of existential philosophy and Husserl's phenomenological method. This paper discusses how this perspective is related to the phenomenological school of sociology and more broadly to the main sociological tradition of subjective realism. The complementarity of existential phenomenology and sociology opens up the possibility of a future general theory of social existence.
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