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Merleau-Ponty"s phenomenology

Kirk M. Besmer

Merleau-Ponty"s phenomenology

the problem of ideal objects

by Kirk M. Besmer

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, -- 1908-1961,
  • Husserl, Edmund, -- 1859-1938,
  • Phenomenology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementKirk M. Besmer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.M3764 B47 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17855259M
    ISBN 109780826495617
    LC Control Number2007011411


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Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology reconstructs Merleau-Ponty's treatment of the problem of ideal objects. Besmer describes Merleau-Ponty's early attempt to found ideal objects on pre-linguistic, perceptual experience and shows that Merleau-Ponty ultimately Cited by: 5.

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 : Douglas Low.

The Phenomenology of Perception was Merleau-Ponty's second work and lays the foundation for his later writings. What Merleau-Ponty attempts to do in this work is to take phenomenology away from the idealist and dualistic tracks of Husserl and Sartre and ground it firmly in ontology through a psychological analysis of by: 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.

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 Child as Natural Phenomenologist: Primal and Merleau-Pontys phenomenology book Experience in Merleau-Ponty's Psychology (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy) [Welsh, Talia] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Child as Natural Phenomenologist: Primal and Primary Experience in Merleau-Ponty's Psychology (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)Cited by: 6.

Book Description. French phenomenological philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty Merleau-Pontys phenomenology book for the primary role perception Merleau-Pontys phenomenology book 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.

Book Description. Maurice Merleau-Ponty ( – ) is hailed as one of the key philosophers of the twentieth century. Phenomenology of Perception is his most famous and influential work, and an essential text for anyone seeking to understand phenomenology.

In this GuideBook Komarine Romdenh-Romluc introduces and assesses. Merleau-Ponty’s life and the background to his philosophy. Dillon's book is a work of genuine scholarship, he comes at Merleau-Ponty from a very particular angle with a specific set of problems in mind, which has its advantages and drawbacks.

What I like about Dillon's account is his focus on Merleau-Ponty's ontology. Merleau-Ponty was a Cited by:   Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology reconstructs Merleau-Ponty's treatment of the problem of ideal objects.

Besmer describes Merleau-Ponty's early attempt to found ideal objects on Merleau-Pontys phenomenology book, perceptual experience and shows that Merleau-Ponty ultimately came to see the shortcomings of this initial view.

An examination of often ignored writings from the middle-period of Merleau-Ponty's career. Phenomenology of Perception stands in the great phenomenological tradition of Husserl, Heidegger, and Sartre.

Yet Merleau-Ponty’s contribution is decisive, as he brings this tradition and other philosophical predecessors, particularly Descartes and Kant, to confront a neglected dimension of our experience: the lived body and the phenomenal : Taylor & Francis.

Challenging and rewarding in equal measure, Phenomenology of Perception is Merleau-Ponty's most famous work. Impressive in both scope and imagination, it uses the example of perception to return the body to the forefront of philosophy for the first time since Plato. Drawing on case studies such as brain-damaged patients from the First World War, Merleau-Ponty brilliantly shows how the body /5(8).

Phenomenology of Perception stands in the great phenomenological tradition of Husserl, Heidegger, and Sartre. Yet Merleau-Ponty’s contribution is decisive, as he brings this tradition and other philosophical predecessors, particularly Descartes and Kant, to confront a neglected dimension of our experience: the lived body and the phenomenal world/5(47).

Merleau-Ponty was a pivotal figure in twentieth century French philosophy. He was responsible for bringing the phenomenological methods of the German philosophers - Husserl and Heidegger - to France and instigated a new wave of interest in this approach.

His influence extended well beyond the boundaries of philosophy and can be seen in theories of politics, psychology, art and language.

The Phenomenology of Perception was influenced by the work of Husserl, Heidegger, and Sartre, but Merleau- Ponty puts phenomenology to use in a way they did not. 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 : Douglas Low.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty was born in in Rochefort-sur-Mer, Charente-Inférieure (now Charente-Maritime), father died in when Merleau-Ponty was five years old. After secondary schooling at the lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris, Merleau-Ponty became a student at the École Normale Supérieure, where he studied alongside Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Simone Weil, and Alma mater: École Normale Supérieure, University of Paris.

Synopsis "Merleau-Ponty's Reading of Husserl" explores the relationship between two of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century: Edmund Husserl, the father of modern phenomenology, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, considered by many to be his greatest philosophical heir.

While Merleau-Ponty's Manufacturer: Springer. Let's put all this in perspective, there are 10 pages of Foreword by Taylor Carmen, that I found irrelevent, 13 pages of Eulogy from Claude Lefort, which contained interesting insights into Merleau-Ponty and his philosophy and 22 pages of Translators Notes, which frankly are tedious because I bought the book to re-learn Merleau-Ponty's idea of /5(47).

Buy Phenomenology of Perception 1 by Merleau-Ponty, Maurice (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(50). 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 twentieth-century philosophy.

His essays on painting, "Cezanne's Doubt" (), "Indirect Language and the Voices of Silence" (), and "Eye and Mind" (), have inspired new approaches to epistemology 4/5(1). 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 Phenomenology of Perception, as it negotiates the area between nature’s own "self-unfolding" and human subjectivity. Merleau-Ponty’s notion of "intertwining. In his investigation of the Phenomenology of Perception (), Maurice Merleau-Ponty defines phenomenology as the study of essences, including the essence of perception and of consciousness.

He also says, however, that phenomenology is a method of describing the nature of our perceptual contact with the world. Lawrence Hass' treatment of Merleau-Ponty's is thorough and well written. 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 philosophy and not an elaboration of that thought/5.

Keat: Merleau-Ponty and the Phenomenology of the Body 3 (objective) and secondary (subjective) qualities. Since then, the history of Western philosophy has consisted in a series of unsuccessful attempts to overcome this dualism, leading up, as it were, File Size: KB.

The Debate between Sartre and Merleau-Ponty provides a balanced portrait of the intellectual relationship between these two men. Essays by leading scholars as well as selections from the primary texts of Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir address the numerous points of contact and cover the major themes of the debate from the different periods in their shared history.

Kirk Besmer's book is the first ever to be devoted to the problem of ideal objects in Merleau-Ponty's thought. Showing for the first time the crucial conceptual developments and revisions internal to Merleau-Ponty's thought, Besmer's book will change the way that Merleau-Ponty is : 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. Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology reconstructs Merleau-Ponty's treatment of the problem of ideal objects.

Besmer describes Merleau-Ponty's early attempt to found ideal objects on pre-linguistic, perceptual experience and shows that Merleau-Ponty ultimately came to see the shortcomings of this initial view.

An examination of often ignored writings from the middle-period of Merleau-Ponty's career. The first reader to offer a comprehensive view of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's () work, this selection collects in one volume the foundational essays necessary for understanding the core of this critical twentieth-century philosopher's thought.

Arranged chronologically, the essays are grouped in three sections corresponding to the major periods of Merleau-Ponty's work: First, the years. Dillon's book is a work of genuine scholarship, he comes at Merleau-Ponty from a very particular angle with a specific set of problems in mind, which has its advantages and drawbacks.

What I like about Dillon's account is his focus on Merleau-Ponty's ontology. Merleau-Ponty was a 5/5(3). Merleau-Ponty's Reading of Husserl explores the connection between two of one of the best thinkers of the 20 th century: Edmund Husserl, the daddy of fashionable phenomenology, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, thought-about by many to be his largest philosophical heir.

Buy Merleau-Ponty's Existential Phenomenology and the Realization of Philosophy (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy) by Bryan A. Smyth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Get this from a library. Merleau-Pontys Phenomenology of Language.

[Dimitris Apostolopoulos] -- Through accessible analyses of Merleau-Ponty's views of linguistic expression and understanding, and by tracing the evolution of these views throughout the course of his philosophical career. Maurice Merleau-Pontys Phenomenology of Perception is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important contributions to philosophy of the twentieth century.

In this volume, leading philosophers from Europe and North America examine the nature andMoreMaurice Merleau-Pontys Phenomenology of Perception is widely acknowledged to be one of the. Get this from a library. A guide to Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of perception. [George J Marshall] -- This guide is based upon the belief that the best source for discovering what Merleau-Ponty has to say is what he, himself says.

But the European style of writing and the dialectical form of argument. Buy Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy of Nature (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy) 1 by Toadvine, Ted, Steinbock, Anthony J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3).

Hass also draws attention to the importance of Merleau-Ponty's new expressive notion of cognition, which is an important and often overlooked area of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy. So this book has a lot to recommend it and is certainly required reading for anyone interested in Merleau-Ponty or phenomenology in general/5(8).

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 Reading of Husserl explores the relationship between two of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century: Edmund Husserl, the father of modern phenomenology, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, considered by many to be his greatest philosophical heir.

While Merleau-Ponty's influence on the dissemination and reception of Husserl's thought is indisputable, unresolved questions remain.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Get this from a library!

Perception and its development in Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology. [Kirsten Jacobson; John Russon;] -- "French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty () shifted the terrain of western philosophy when he identified the body, rather than consciousness, as the primary site of our meaningful.