First-person test: A thought experiment or test which penetrates beneath the external observer position adopted by science and mechanism to disclose life capacities of consciousness which are overlooked or implicitly denied. Its method is distinguished from phenomenology by demonstration of non-intentional consciousness.
Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11.