Reading Merleau-Ponty: On Phenomenology of Perception by Thomas Baldwin

By Thomas Baldwin

Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception is broadly stated to be probably the most very important contributions to philosophy of the 20th century. during this quantity, prime philosophers from Europe and North the US study the character and volume of Merleau-Ponty's success and examine its value to modern philosophy.

The chapters, so much of which have been especially commissioned for this quantity, conceal the valuable facets of Merleau-Ponty's influential paintings. those include:

  • Merleau-Ponty’s debt to Husserl

  • Merleau-Ponty’s notion of philosophy

  • perception, motion and the position of the body

  • consciousness and self-consciousness

  • naturalism and language

  • social ideas and freedom.

Contributors: David Smith, Sean Kelly, Komarine Romdenh-Romluc, Hubert Dreyfus, Mark Wrathall, Thomas Baldwin, Simon Glendinning, Naomi Eilan, Eran Dorfman, Francoise Dastur

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