phenomenological (comparative more phenomenological, superlative most phenomenological)
- (philosophy) Of or relating to phenomenology, or consistent with the principles of phenomenology.
- 1956, Maurice Natanson, "The Schism between Theory and Ardent Empiricism," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 17, no. 2 (Dec), p. 244,
- Phenomenological "things" are not commonsense objects or sense data but the phenomena in their presentation, grasped as intentional objects.
- 1991, David Tilman, "Phenomenology From the Natural Standpoint: A Reply to Van Meter Ames," The American Naturalist, vol. 138, no. 5 (Nov), p. 1284,
- I call my models "mechanistic" to distinguish them from classical models that are more phenomenological.
- (sciences) Using the method of phenomenology, by which the observer examines the data without trying to provide an explanation of them.
of or relating to phenomenology