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Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy
Language: un
Pages: 254
Authors: Lawrence Hass
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

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 notoriously difficult and not widely understood. Lawrence Hass redresses this problem by offering an exceptionally clear, carefully argued, critical appreciation of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy. Hass provides
Merleau-Ponty’s Philosophy of Nature
Language: un
Pages: 187
Authors: Ted Toadvine
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-16 - Publisher: Northwestern University Press

In our time, Ted Toadvine observes, the philosophical question of nature is almost entirely forgotten— obscured in part by a myopic focus on solving "environmental problems" without asking how these problems are framed. But an "environmental crisis," existing as it does in the human world of value and significance, is
The Merleau-Ponty Aesthetics Reader
Language: un
Pages: 421
Authors: Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Michael B. Smith
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Merleau-Ponty's essays on aesthetics are some of the major accomplishments of his philosophical career, and rank even today among the most sophisticated reflections on art in all of twentieth-century philosophy. His essays on painting, "Cezanne's Doubt" (1945), "Indirect Language and the Voices of Silence" (1952), and "Eye and Mind" (1960),
In Defense of Phenomenology
Language: un
Pages: 196
Authors: Douglas Low
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-12 - Publisher: Routledge

French phenomenological philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty argued for the primary role perception plays in understanding the world as well as engaging with it. As a contributor to phenomenology, Merleau-Ponty faced his fair share of criticisms. In this new book, Douglas Low comes to the defence of both Merleau-Ponty and phenomenology. In
Tracing Expression in Merleau-Ponty
Language: un
Pages: 132
Authors: Véronique M. Fóti
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-31 - Publisher: Northwestern University Press

The French philosopher Renaud Barbaras remarked that late in Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s career, “The phenomenology of perception fulfills itself as a philosophy of expression.” In Tracing Expression in Merleau-Ponty: Aesthetics, Philosophy of Biology, and Ontology, Véronique M. Fótiaddresses the guiding yet neglected theme of expression in Merleau-Ponty’s thought. She traces Merleau-Ponty’s