neither auto- nor hetero- be
Dennett's contrast between auto- and hetero-phenomenology is badly drawn, primarily because Dennett identifies phenomenologists as introspective psychologists. The contrast I draw between phenomenology and hetero-phenomenology is not in terms of the difference between a first-person, introspective perspective and a third-person perspective but rather in terms of the difference between two third-person accounts – a descriptive phenomenology and an explanatory psychology – both of which take the first-person perspective into account.
Drummond, J. (2007). Phenomenology: neither auto- nor hetero- be. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 6 (1-2), pp. 57-74.
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