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There are two qualitative and quantitative research paradigms in the methodological debates. Phenomenological approach is one of the most important methods in the qualitative researches. ‎Depending on researcher’s view on study phenomenon, this approach is divided into two main ‎methods of descriptive and interpretive. Despite the many similarities between the two methods, ‎there are differences that understanding them helps the researcher on proper choice of the two ‎phenomenology methods for different areas.‎ Therefore, this article tries while passing on the philosophical origins of phenomenology clarifies ‎applied features of both descriptive and interpretive approach.‎

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Article Type : Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/2 | Accepted: 2014/08/2 | Published: 2014/08/2