Can knowledge and experience ever reflect each other?
What must phenomenology do to be able to see past difficult cultural frameworks to the experience of things themselves?
Writing in phenomenology is Ausdruck, not a result.
Messy, difficult and inconsistent. That is good philosophy.
Want something for free? The world, the oyster, are given to you. Giveness is a quality of the world bestowed to anyone who cares to perceive.
To write a defence of masochism is a brave and difficult task. Weak claims about pain and pleasure undermine the effort.
Too often, phenomenology is made into a step-by-step process that claims a knowledge outcome. Knowledge, however, in a phenomenological study, is an altogether different beast.
A lot of what is ‘peer-reviewed’ and published as phenomenology is, my stupid detector reports, stupid. But why?
To write a description is to wield a special magic. Description moves us from being blind, dull and predictable into being visionary, original and of truth.