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Someone argued with me that Amartyra Sen uses phenomenology in 'The Idea of Justice'
I don't think that's right

But it raises a really interesting question - what is the scope of phenomenology? Can phenomenology be used within a mixed-methods work on political economy? I haven't seen that happen in political science, yet, but I think it could be a fascinating direction for the field to go

I don't really have a direction with this, but I think it could be significant or at the very least - cool

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Coolness is a legitimate reason to do a project.
Or at least, it has been the basis for all of my projects.

@Cyborgneticz i think it can. from what i've gathered w my own research, that phenomenology on its own by the founding fathers, no it cant. but once we break it a part a lil bit and start fluffing out what it lacks w criticality, then it can at least transport us somewhere.

see it w anzaldua and with fanon

but they take phenomenology as far as it can go for them

@Cyborgneticz I think people sometimes talk about phenomenology in a more generic sense, specially coming from analytic philosophy. Got reminded of Ryle's article on 'phenomenology', where he discusses Husserl, finds common ideas to him and then argues that Husserl's use of the term phenomenology is somewhat misleading. I am also reminded of the idea that phenomenology is never fully done, from Merlau-Ponty (also Zahavi).

@Cyborgneticz It's peculiar, I only know the term from an ex who used the term as part of their archaeology, I literally have 0 clue what it means in any other context

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