Action Theory Made Easier- Phenomenology

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  • Action Theories= Micro Scale
  • They look at interactions and responses of individuals
  • They see individuals as having free will and choice about their actions

A phenomenon is something that is new and different to someone.

Husserl
Believes we create mental categories that we use to classify and store information coming from our senses.

This means we can only obtain knowledge about the world through our mental acts of categorising and giving meaning to our experiences.

Schutz
Expands the view of mental categories.

He believes the mental categories we use are not individual to us, we share them

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