Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy

Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy

eBook - 2008
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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. Hass provides insight into the philosophical methods and major concepts that characterize Merleau-Ponty's thought. Questions concerning the nature of phenomenology, perceptual experience, embodiment, intersubjectivity, expression, and philosophy of language are fully and systematically discussed with reference to main currents and discussions in contemporary philosophy. The result is a refreshingly jargon-free invitation into Merleau-Ponty's important and transformational way of understanding human experience.

Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008
ISBN: 9780253000231
0253000238
Characteristics: xi, 254 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: NetLibrary, Inc

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