A Phenomenology of Pain - Eine Phänomenologie des Schmerzes
Affiliation: Institut für Ethik und Geschichte der Medizin. Freiburg, Deutschland
Keywords: Pain, Body-experience; Time-experience
This article draws a phenomenology of pain focusing on four aspects of human existence: body-experience, time-experience, intersubjectivity and self-experience. The pain-experience will be presented from the perspective of the person who suffers. For this the article takes into account not only scientific descriptions of pain but also fictional description in literature and reports from pain-patients.