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Moral Phenomenology

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[New Entry by John Drummond and Mark Timmons on August 25, 2021.] Sometimes the term "phenomenology" is used to refer to the subjective character of one's experiences or, as it is often glossed, their "what-it's-likeness". Used in this way, one may, for instance, focus on the what-it's-likeness of a sharp pain one is currently experiencing and perhaps attempt to describe the subjective character of that pain - its phenomenology. However, the term is also used as a label for a field of study, having a particular subject matter, methodology, and guiding...

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