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Getting it quite wrong: van Manen and Smith on phenomenology

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Max van Manen and Jonathan Smith have recently had an exchange in Qualitative Health Research concerning their respective use of phenomenology. I welcome the attempt to get clearer on what phenomenology amounts to and I agree with van Manen that an overly arbitrary use of the term will lead to an erosion of the reputation of phenomenology. However, I think both of them are to blame for promoting various confusions concerning the nature of phenomenology. The aim of my article is to make some c...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/1049732318817547

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Qualitative Health Research Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
6
Publication date:
2018-12-19
Acceptance date:
2018-12-02
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EISSN:
1552-7557
ISSN:
1049-7323
Pubs id:
pubs:959512
URN:
uri:ea0fc4f0-1cf3-4d25-899f-27bbc5c9518e
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uuid:ea0fc4f0-1cf3-4d25-899f-27bbc5c9518e
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pubs:959512

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