The phenomenology of knowledge is a science of the phenomenon of knowledge in a twofold sense

These then are the problems of givenness, the problems of the constitution
of objectivities of every kind within knowledge. The phenomenology of
knowledge is a science of the phenomenon of knowledge in a twofold sense:
of [acts of] knowledge as appearances, presentations, acts of consciousness in
which these or those objectivities are presented, become objects of consciousness,
either passively or actively; and, on the other hand, of the objectivities
themselves as objects that present themselves in just such ways. The meaning
of the word “phenomenon” is twofold because of the essential correlation
between appearing and that which appears. “φαινόμενον” proper means
“that which appears,” and yet it is predominantly used for the appearing itself,
the subjective phenomenon (if one is allowed to use this misleading expression
in a rough psychological sense).

Edmund Husserl, Idea of Phenomenology, 69

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