Volume 13 · Number 2 · Pages 238–239
Concerns with the Validity and Practicality of First-Person Data: Where Do We Go from Here?

Alan McAuliffe

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Open peer commentary on the article “Excavating Belief About Past Experience: Experiential Dynamics of the Reflective Act” by Urban Kordeš & Ema Demšar. Upshot: This commentary highlights the validity and practicalities of first-person methodologies through the lens of a constructivist approach. Building on some of the arguments put forth by the authors of the target article, some criticisms of phenomenological methods are approached with a view to using these data for second-person methodologies that would complement a number of different research enquiries.


McAuliffe A. (2018) Concerns with the validity and practicality of first-person data: Where do we go from here? Constructivist Foundations 13(2): 238–239. http://constructivist.info/13/2/238

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