Vocabulary for the Study of Religion

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Abstract: Epoché, which means a “suspension” or “bracketing” of judgment, is a technique used in philosophical phenomenology and the phenomenology of religion to secure neutrality. Epoché serves to help restrain one’s presupp…

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Douglas Allen, “Epoché”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000294>
First published online: 2016

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