This website page is meant to provide some pre-readings and workshop readings for an introductory seminar on phenomenology. If you are new to phenomenology then you may find it helpful to read items from the introductory texts and some selections in your professional area of interest. For newcomers some of these texts may be somewhat challenging. I encourage you to open some files and read or download those that may interest you.
Simply click on the links for reading and/or downloading the items.
Here are some introductory texts:
Here are a few selected phenomenological readings from the general literature. If you have not done so already, I would recommend you read Merleau-Ponty’s “Preface” which is a classic in the philosophical literature:
Readings for possible workshop analysis
Here are some selected readings related to health sciences:
Here are some selected readings related to psychology
Here are some selected readings related to education and pedagogy:
Here are some exemplary dissertations:
The book Childhood’s Secrets: Intimacy, Privacy, and the Self Reconsidered can be downloaded here:
Here is the table of contents of my most recent 2014 book
Phenomenology of Practice: Meaning-Giving Methods in Phenomenological Research and Writing: