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phenomenologyof the other
- noun method of studying the consciousness of other people
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Stuff like heterophenomenology is simply not helpful.
This process culminates with the monstrosity known as “heterophenomenology.”
The trouble is that the objective scientific method I describe (under the alarming name of heterophenomenology) is nothing I invented; it is in fact exactly the method tacitly endorsed and relied upon by every scientist working on consciousness, including Crick, Edelman, and Rosenfield.
Dennett offers a scientific approach to experience, heterophenomenology, in which we take people’s claims as evidence, not as privileged, inerrant, epistemological access to those experiences.