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Starting with Merleau-Ponty

Katherine J. Morris

2012

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  • Title:
    Starting with Merleau-Ponty
  • Author: Katherine J. Morris
  • Description: Title; Copyright; Dedication Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Preface; Chapter 1 Starting with Merleau-Ponty; i. Phenomenology and existential philosophy: Husserl and Heidegger; iv. Coda: What phenomenology is not; i. Gestalt qualities; ii. The Empiricist Picture; iii. Intellectualist variants on the empiricist picture; v. Coda: Merleau-Ponty and science; Chapter 3 The Body; ii. A better account: Cartesian physiology vs. embodied being-in-the-world; v. USING THE ABNORMAL II: habits, skills and bodily knowledge; vi. Coda: Normal and Abnormal
    Chapter 4 The body and the Perceived Worldi. Some background and the example of depth; ii. The constancies: the example of colour; iii. The unity of the senses and intersensory unity; iv. Orientation; v. Coda: Concrete essences and the life-world a priori; Chapter 5 Others; i. The problem of others; iii. The interworld; iv. Bodily reciprocity; v. Coda: Gestures and speech; Chapter 6 Merleau-Ponty vivant; i. Illness; ii. Women; iii. Culture; iv. Animals; v. Coda: intellectual prejudices; Notes; Preface; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Bibliography; Index
    Merleau-Ponty was one of the most important European philosophers of the 20th century, whose work made enormous contributions to the development of phenomenology and the concept of the lived-body. Clearly and thematically structured, covering all Merleau-Ponty's key works and focussing particularly on the hugely important The Phenomenology of Perception, Starting with Merleau-Ponty leads the reader through a thorough overview of the development of his thought, resulting in a more thorough understanding of the roots of his philosophical concerns. Offering coverage of the full range of Merleau-P
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum
  • Format: 1 online resource (217 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4411-1898-5;ISBN 1-280-58069-0;ISBN 9786613610478;ISBN 1-4411-7478-8
  • Subjects: Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, 1908-1961; Philosophy, French -- 20th century -- History and criticism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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