Schutz & Luckmann, 1973
The everyday life-world is to be understood as that province of reality which the wide-awake and normal adult simply takes for granted in the attitude of common sense.
Schutz, A. & Luckmann, T. The structures of the life-world. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press. 1973:3
The world as experienced by a living subject in his particular perspective.
Spiegelberg, H. (With Schuhmann, K.) The phenomenological movement: A historical introduction (3rd ed.). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1994:146