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Research on Humanities and Social Sciences

Communication, Social Sciences, Arts

Edited By Hasan Arslan, Mehmet Ali Içbay and Christian Ruggiero

This book presents a collection of papers written by researchers, teachers, administrators, analysts and graduate students working and doing research in the field of social sciences. The scientific studies include a wide range of topics from the analysis of social science textbooks to the teacher image in newspapers, the relationship between self-efficacy and cognitive level and the role of organizational silence on the loneliness of academics in work life.

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The Solution of the Marriage Affairs in Terms of Phenomenology (Ünal Şentürk)


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Doç. Dr. Ünal Şentürk*

The Solution of the Marriage Affairs in Terms of Phenomenology

Abstract Conceptionally, phenomenology has two meanings. Its first meaning is a perceptional object or a thing which we see, perceive or feel with our senses. As for its another meaning, phenomenon is an unusual thing and an extra-ordinary spiritual power, feeling and perception which we have not explained or understood yet. The first meaning of the concept is the part which almost everybody can accept. The second, however, is an interpretive definition. In the latter, it is emphasized that the physical world not having an independent reality is grasped through our senses. It is discussed that the reality is defined, grasped and accepted personally. For that reason, phenomenology is the independent definition or acceptance of a condition, an event or an object by the ones who are under, outside or against it.

Phenomenology is a part of the general concept inclination which claims that society can not be regarded as a “self” which is independent of the individuals and emphasizes the creation shapes of the people’s own social worlds. Phenomenological sociology focuses on the “meaning”, that is, norms, values and beliefs. In theory, it deals only with the structure and the process of the conscious and here, implicitly; the concept that the world in which we live was actually created in our minds is viewed as basis. Phenomenology advocates that the physical world is not a...

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