Magrini, James M., "Phenomenology and Curriculum Inquiry: Understanding the Methods of Willis, Van Manen, and Heidegger," pp. 62-84 in James M. Magrini, Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Education: Essays in Ontology, Phenomenology, and Philosophical Hermeneutics. New York: Routledge, 2014.


Discusses the approaches to phenomenological inquiry of leading curriculum scholars in relation to Heidegger's work; gives a defense of phenomenological inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Phenomenological Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation


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