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The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty (Continental European Philosophy)

by Eric Matthews

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Movements - Phenomenology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079166M
    ISBN 100773523847
    ISBN 109780773523845

    In this introduction to the life and thought of one of the most important French thinkers of the twentieth-century Eric Matthews shows how Merleau-Ponty has contributed to current debates in philosophy, such as the nature of consciousness, the relation between biology and personality, the historical understanding of human thought and society, and many : Taylor And Francis.   Maurice Merleau-Ponty was born in in Rochefort-sur-Mer, France. Drawn to philosophy from a young age, Merleau-Ponty would go on to study alongside Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Simone Weil at the famous École Normale Supérieure/5(3).

    Hass also draws attention to the importance of Merleau-Ponty's new expressive notion of cognition, which is an important and often overlooked area of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy. So this book has a lot to recommend it and is certainly required reading for anyone interested in Merleau-Ponty or phenomenology in /5(8). Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist philosophy ever written, this book introduced existentialism to America in Irrational Man begins by discussing the roots of existentialism in the art and thinking of Augustine, Aquinas, Pascal, Baudelaire, Blake, Dostoevski, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Picasso, Joyce, and Beckett. The heart of the book explains the views of the.

    Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. ADVENTURES OF DIALECTIC (STUDIES IN PHENOMENOLOGY AND EXISTENTIAL PHILOSOPHY) By Maurice Merleau-ponty - Hardcover *Excellent Condition*. This book draws on Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology, psychology, neuroscience and Buddhist philosophy to explicate Merleau-Ponty’s unwritten ethics. Daly contends that though Merleau-Ponty never developed an ethics per se, there is significant textual evidence Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.


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The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty (Continental European Philosophy) by Eric Matthews Download PDF EPUB FB2

Maurice Merleau-Ponty ( – ) is hailed as one of the key philosophers of the twentieth century. Phenomenology of Perception is his most famous and influential work, and an essential text for anyone seeking to understand phenomenology.

In this GuideBook Komarine Romdenh-Romluc introduces and assesses. Merleau-Ponty’s life and the background to his philosophyCited by: First published inMaurice Merleau-Ponty’s monumental Phénoménologie de la perception signalled the arrival of a major new philosophical and intellectual voice in post-war ng with the prevailing picture of existentialism and phenomenology at the time, it has become one of the landmark works of twentieth-century by: Book Description.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty ( – ) is hailed as one of the key philosophers of the twentieth century. Phenomenology of Perception is his most famous and influential work, and an essential text for anyone seeking to understand phenomenology. In this GuideBook Komarine Romdenh-Romluc introduces and assesses.

Merleau-Ponty’s life and the background to his philosophy. In this new book, Douglas Low comes to the defence of both Merleau-Ponty and phenomenology. In Defence of Phenomenology uses Merleau-Ponty's philosophy to counter the criticisms raised in Vincent Descombes's Modern French Philosophy point by point, arguing that it often misunderstood or misrepresented Merleau-Ponty's philosophy.

The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty (Continental European Philosophy book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this clear and c /5. Introduction. Merleau-Ponty (b. ) was a major 20th-century French philosopher and contributor to phenomenology. He studied at the École Normale Supérieure from toreceived the aggrégation in philosophy in and the Docteur ès lettres in After early teaching largely in psychology, culminating with a Sorbonne appointment as professor of child psychology and.

Looking for books by Maurice Merleau-Ponty. See all books authored by Maurice Merleau-Ponty, including Phénoménologie de la perception, and The Primacy of Perception: And Other Essays on Phenomenological Psychology, the Philosophy of Art, History and Politics, and more on   The book examines key moments in the development of Merleau-Ponty’ s philosophy of nature while roughly following the historical sequence of his major works.

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The political philosophy of Merleau-Ponty. [Sonia Kruks] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search Maurice Merleau-Ponty; Maurice Merleau-Ponty: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Kruks.

Find more information about: ISBN: X. In this introduction to the life and thought of one of the most important French thinkers of the twentieth-century Eric Matthews shows how Merleau-Ponty has contributed to current debates in philosophy, such as the nature of consciousness, the relation between biology and personality, the historical understanding of human thought and society, and many by: Challenging and rewarding in equal measure, Phenomenology of Perception is Merleau-Ponty's most famous work.

Impressive in both scope and imagination, it uses the example of perception to return the body to the forefront of philosophy for the first time since Plato.

Drawing on case studies such as brain-damaged patients from the First World War, Merleau-Ponty brilliantly shows how the body /5(8). Maurice Merleau-Ponty, (born MaRochefort, Fr.—died May 4,Paris), philosopher and man of letters, the leading exponent of Phenomenology in France.

Merleau-Ponty studied at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and took his agrégation in philosophy in He taught in a number of lycées before World War II, during which he served as an army officer.

Book Description: In this clear and comprehensive account of Merleau-Ponty's thought Eric Matthews shows how Merleau-Ponty has contributed to current debates in philosophy, such as the nature of consciousness, the relation between biology and personality, the historical understanding of human thought and society, and many others.

MERLEAU-PONTY AND THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF THE BODY∗ Russell Keat+ 1. Merleau-Ponty, Husserl and phenomenology It has been suggested that an equally appropriate title for Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology of Perception (; trans.

Smith, Routledge and Kegan Paul ) might be ‘The Philosophy of theFile Size: KB. Let us begin with the "Interventions" section. These essays detail Merleau-Ponty's relation to phenomenology, existentialism, empiricism and intellectualism, psychoanalysis, philosophy of history, politics, and aesthetics.

All the essays are clear and concise, offering an entry into Merleau-Ponty's thought by way of contrast with other fields. Maurice Merleau-Ponty (mōrēs´ mĕrlō´-pôNtē´), –61, French graduated () from the École normale supérieure, Paris, and after World War II taught at the Univ.

of Lyon, the Sorbonne, and the Collége de France. The work of French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty touches on some of the most essential and vital concerns of the world today, yet his ideas are difficult and not widely understood.

Lawrence Hass redresses this problem by offering an exceptionally clear, carefully argued, critical appreciation of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy. Galen A. Johnson is a professor of philosophy at the University of Rhode Island.

He is the coeditor, with Michael B. Smith, of Ontology and Alterity in Merleau-Ponty (Northwestern University Press) and the author of Earth and Sky, His History and Philosophy: Island Images Inspired by Husserl and Merleau-Ponty.

Michael B. Smith is an associate professor of French at Berry College and the Brand: Northwestern University Press. “Merleau-Ponty and Contemporary Philosophy offers a rich set of writings by central and rising scholars, spanning various languages and traditions, who together show Merleau-Ponty’s continuing relevance for contemporary thinking on phenomenology, mind and nature, politics and power, and art and creation.

This book will advance scholarship. Merleau-Ponty was a pivotal figure in twentieth century French philosophy. He was responsible for bringing the phenomenological methods of the German philosophers - Husserl and Heidegger - to France and instigated a new wave of interest in this approach.

His influence extended well beyond the boundaries of philosophy and can be seen in theories of politics, psychology, art and language.Phenomenological philosophy, as Merleau-Ponty conceives it, “consists in re-learning to look at the world”.

We need to re-learn to look at the world because we are “held captive” (to use Wittgenstein's phrase) by a picture of the world derived from the impulses that give rise to science – an objectivist picture of the world (including even our own bodies) as existing entirely Author: Eric Matthews.Merleau-Ponty opens and closes the book with a definition of "true philosophy," saying first that it entails "learning to see the world anew" (p.

xxxv), and concluding with its function, which is "to teach us to see [things and historical situations] anew" (p. ).