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Merleau-Ponty"s philosophy

Lawrence Hass

Merleau-Ponty"s philosophy

by Lawrence Hass

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-247) and index.

    StatementLawrence Hass.
    SeriesStudies in Continental thought
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.M3764 H38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18630250M
    ISBN 109780253351197, 9780253219732
    LC Control Number2007038417

      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. Toadvine begins by setting out an ontology of nature proposed in Merleau-Ponty's first book, ""The Structure of Behavior"". He takes up the theme of the expressive role of reflection in /5(9). Whereas Phenomenology of Perception concludes with a puzzling turn to “heroism,” this article examines the short essay “Man, the Hero” as a source of insight into Merleau-Ponty’s thought in the early postwar period. In this essay, Merleau-Ponty.

    Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy of Nature is really an excellent discussion of Merleau-Ponty's ontology and its implications for environmental philosophy. I assumed when I ordered the book that it would focus primarily on Merleau-Ponty's late ontology as presented in The Visible and the Invisible and Merleau-Ponty's Nature courses.5/5(3). 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. This work redresses this problem by offering a carefully argued, critical appreciation of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy.

    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. Toadvine begins by setting out an ontology of nature proposed in Merleau-Ponty’ s first book, The Structure of Behavior. This course taught by Hubert Dreyfus was originally presented at UC Berkeley. All 31 lectures can be streamed above, or on YouTube here. "Merleau Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception" has been added to our collection of Free Philosophy Courses. Would you like to support the mission of Open.


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Merleau-Ponty"s philosophy by Lawrence Hass Download PDF EPUB FB2

One would think that scholarship on Merleau-Ponty nearly a half-century after his death would consist largely of mopping up disputed details. But longtime Merleau-Ponty scholar Hass (Muhlenberg College) contends that central points of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy, particularly his understanding of cognition, remain largely by: Merleau-Ponty was a phenomenologist in the tradition of Husserl and Heidegger.

Phenomenology has drawn a great deal of criticism particularly from philosophers in the analytic traditions of philosophy. Phenomenology is accused of being irrational, subjectivistic, and immune to criticism/5(9).

Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy of Nature is really an excellent discussion of Merleau-Ponty's ontology and its implications for environmental philosophy. I assumed when I ordered the book that it would focus primarily on Merleau-Ponty's late ontology as presented in The Visible and the Invisible and Merleau-Ponty's Nature by: In this new book, Douglas Low comes to the defense of both Merleau-Ponty and phenomenology.

In Defense 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.

Low Author: Douglas Low. Merleau-Pontys philosophy book 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 : Douglas Low. The Thinking of the Sensible is not like most secondary source books: rather than just summarizing Merleau-Ponty's Merleau-Pontys philosophy book, it is a deep engagement with Merleau-Ponty's key later concepts that brings out dimensions of his work that would otherwise remain by: 4.

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.

Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy of Nature 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.

the continuing importance of Merleau-Ponty’s work to philosophy. Merleau-Ponty and Phenomenology of Perception is an ideal starting point for anyone coming to his great work for the first time. It is essential reading for students of Merleau-Ponty, phenomenology and related subjects in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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/5(8).

Abstract. The trajectory of Merleau-Ponty’s career is often seen as a progressive development: he begins by analyzing scientific consciousness in The Structure of Behavior, complements that account with a phenomenological analysis of behavior as lived in Phenomenology of Perception, and then overcomes the “philosophy of consciousness” to which the earlier texts are committed in the turn Cited by: 2.

While I agree with Hass' assessment, regarding Merleau-Ponty's philosophy as a philosophy of expression, he only really develops this view at the end of the book, and as such, the book suffers from being too much of an introduction to Merleau-Ponty's /5. Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy (Studies in Continental Thought) eBook: Hass, Lawrence: : Kindle Store/5(8).

This book demonstrates that the phenomenology of language is essential for grasping the meaning and motivations behind some of Merleau-Ponty’s most celebrated philosophical contributions. It argues that his philosophy of language should take on a central role in our appraisal of the development and basic goals of his thought.

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.

Toadvine begins by setting out an ontology of nature proposed in Merleau-Ponty’ s first book, The Structure of : 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 4/5(1).

The book demonstrates how Maurice Merleau-Pobty's understanding of the body has broad implications for philosophy, aesthetics and the social sciences. By examining Merleau-Ponty's analysis of the body as a dialectic of habituation and creativity, Steeves unveils a deeper relation between self and the world that is meditated by images of : James B.

Steeves. 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 : Indiana University Press. 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. One would think that scholarship on Merleau-Ponty nearly a half-century after his death would consist largely of mopping up disputed details.

But longtime Merleau-Ponty scholar Hass (Muhlenberg College) contends that central points of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy, particularly his understanding of cognition, remain largely misunderstood/5(8).

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.Phenomenology of Perception is concerned with the first-person experience of being embodied, or of having a body.

Merleau-Ponty shows how basic features of hu Along with Heidegger, Sartre, Beauvoir, and Levinas, Merleau-Ponty is an "existential phenomenologist": a philosopher concerned with the experiences that constitute human existence/5.Merleau-Ponty’s Philosophy of Nature book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In our time, Ted Toadvine observes, the philosophical /5.