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Merleau-Ponty, existentialist of the social world.

Albert Rabil

Merleau-Ponty, existentialist of the social world.

by Albert Rabil

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, -- 1908-1961.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [301]-325.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.M38 R3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 331 p.
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14726489M

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty is one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century. His theories of perception and the role of the body have had an enormous impact on the humanities and social sciences. Explaining Merleau-Ponty's philosophy, this book is useful for students of phenomenology, existentialism and Twentieth century philosophy. "Speech is a way of tearing out a meaning from an undivided whole." Thus does Maurice Merleau-Ponty describe speech in this collection of his important writings on the philosophy of expression, composed during the last decade of his life. For him, expression is a category of human behavior and existence much broader than language alone. He maintains that man is essentially expressive, even 5/5(1).

    At the core of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy is a sustained argument for the foundational role that perception plays in understanding the world as well as engaging with the world. Like the other major phenomenologists, Merleau-Ponty expressed his philosophical insights in writings on art, literature, linguistics, and politics. Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology of Perception Shaun Gallagher Published online: 9 May Springer Science+Business Media B.V. In Merleau-Ponty’s ‘‘Preface’’ to his Phe´nome.

    The following pages attempt to develop the main outlines of an existential phenomenology of law within the context of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phe nomenology of the social world. Merleau-Ponty's first book, The Structure of Behavior, was completed in his thirtieth year but, owing to the war, was first published in It is a sustained and powerful attack on behaviorism in psychology, but it also features the introduction of novel philosophical interpretations of the .


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When this study originally published in there were only a few books in English on Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy. It introduced the reader and suggested how his thought might throw light on some of the assumptions and presuppositions of certain contemporary forms of Anglo-Saxon philosophy and social Cited by: About this book The following pages attempt to develop the main outlines of an existential phenomenology of law within the context of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phe­ nomenology of the social Merleau-Ponty.

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This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm : James M. Edie. The work that Maurice Merleau-Ponty planned to call The Prose of the World, or Introduction to the Prose of the World, was unfinished at the time of his death.

The book Merleau-Ponty to constitute the first section of a two-part work whose aim was to offer, as an extension of /5(3). The following pages attempt to develop the main outlines of an existential phenomenology of law within the context of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phe­ nomenology of the social world.

In so doing, the essay addresses the rather narrow scholarly question, If Merleau-Ponty had written a phenomenology of law, what would it have looked like. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen BradfordAuthor: Albert Rabil.

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Your knowledge can inspire different ones, make them reading a book. When this study originally published in there were only a few books in English on Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy. It introduced the reader and suggested how his thought might throw light on some of the assumptions and presuppositions of certain contemporary forms of Anglo-Saxon philosophy and social science.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rabil, Albert. Merleau-Ponty, existentialist of the social world. New York, Columbia University Press, Get this from a library. Merleau-Ponty: existentialist of the social world. [Albert Rabil, Jr.].

Merleau-Ponty was not an existentialist, but a phenomenologist (Camus was neither). Bakewell describes Merleau-Ponty as the most revolutionary thinker of them all and his book ‘ The Phenomenology of Perception’ as a masterwork. When this study originally published in there were only a few books in English on Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy.

It introduced the reader and suggested how his thought might throw light on some of the assumptions and presuppositions of certain contemporary forms of Anglo-Saxon philosophy and social by: Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s “The World of Perception,” originally published in with this English translation by Oliver Davis published inconsists of seven lectures he gave for French national radio 4/5.

This is a far cry from the lonely existential existence, an existence in which recognition plays a subordinate part, if any, in the individual’s awareness of their position in the world.

On top of this, Merleau-Ponty seems to agree with Hyppolite who argues that Hegel stops being an existentialist with the occurrence of the being-for-itself. Merleau-Ponty: Existentialist of the Social World liked it avg rating — 2 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5. 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. When Maurice Merleau-Ponty died inthe world of professional philosophy was well aware that one of the Twentieth Century’s most significant philosophic voices had been lost.

Less obvious at the time, and I suspect still less than fully appreciated now, was the Author: Michael D. Riley.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 Merleau-Ponty is, for me, the best writer in phenomenology since Husserl, who created the damned thing.

While Phenomenology of Perception is clearly a product of its time, and the available psychology, the amount of interesting work that Merleau-Ponty is able to do in what is essentially proto-cognitive science is very impressive. His work is carried forward in the writing of Alva Noë and /5.