Merleau-Ponty in contemporary perspectives

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Statementedited by Patrick Burke and Jan van der Veken.
SeriesPhaenomenologica ;, 129
ContributionsBurke, Patrick, Veken, Jan van der.
LC ClassificationsB2430.M3764 M4695 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
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Open LibraryOL1733568M
ISBN 100792321421
LC Control Number92038343

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Merleau-Ponty in contemporary perspective: this was the theme of the conference at the Institute of Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K. L.) from 29 November to 1 December Thirty years after Merleau­ Ponty's untimely death, it seemed appropriate to bring together scholars from Europe and from the United States of America to Reviews: 1.

Merleau-Ponty in contemporary perspective: this was the theme of the conference at the Institute of Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K. L.) from 29 November to 1 December Thirty years after Merleau­ Ponty's untimely death, it seemed appropriate to bring together scholars from.

Merleau-Ponty in contemporary perspective: this was the theme of the conference at the Institute of Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K. L.) from 29 November to 1 December Thirty years after Merleau­ Ponty's untimely death, it seemed appropriate to bring together scholars from Europe and from the United States of America to.

Merleau-Ponty in Contemporary Perspective Bernhard Waldenfels (auth.), Patrick Burke, Jan van der Veken (eds.) Merleau-Ponty in contemporary perspective: this was the theme of the conference at the Institute of Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.

L.) from 29 November to 1 December Merleau-Ponty in contemporary perspectives. Dordrecht ; Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, © (OCoLC) Online version: Merleau-Ponty in contemporary perspectives.

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Series Editor: John D. Caputo, Villanova University and Syracuse University. Perspectives in Continental Philosophy is devoted to the whole spectrum of contemporary continental studies: nineteenth century beginnings; classical phenomenology and existentialism; hermeneutics, critical theory, and structuralism; the many varieties of poststructuralist or postmodern thought, including the work of.

This book provides a thorough exploration of the consonance between these two philosophers in their mutual desire to overcome various bifurcations of nature, and of nature from spirit, that haunted philosophy and science since the seventeenth century.

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Dordrecht: Kluwer, –   – Merleau-Ponty has often remained faithful to the work of dialectical thought, conceived as a reunification of opposites, as a negation that does not exhaust itself in excluding the positive, as a thought of the contradictory.

– This Merleau-Ponty dialectic is undoubtedly less systematic and more open than those of Hegel and Marx. 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.

He co-edited A Century with Lévinas or the Destiny of the Other () and wrote Language, Body and Other: Three Main Themes of Contemporary French Philosophy (forthcoming). Earlier books include studies of Kierkegaard, Derrida, Foucault, Merleau-Ponty, structuralism, post-structuralism and deconstruction, and he has translated major works of.

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His contributions inhere in the way he transformed phenomenology. Phenomenology is the key development in Western philosophy. Kant in the Copernican Turn established that the only way to know what i.

Phenomenology (from Greek phainómenon "that which appears" and lógos "study") is the philosophical study of the structures of experience of self. As a philosophical movement it was founded in the early years of the 20th century by Edmund Husserl and was later expanded upon by a circle of his followers at the universities of Göttingen and Munich in Germany.

a causal explanation, of experience. Merleau-Ponty exhorted us to examine the immediacy of experience before it is objectified by science. He believed that true philosophy is relearning to see the world.

Thus, he urged us to be astonished by the world, to see it with open and wondering eyes. Merleau-Ponty () was a contemporary of. Book Description: In this clear and comprehensive account of Merleau-Ponty's thought Eric Matthews shows how Merleau-Ponty has contributed to current debates in philosophy, such as the nature of consciousness, the relation between biology and personality, the historical understanding of human thought and society, and many others.

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This book explores the distinctive ways in which twentieth-century and contemporary continental thinkers have engaged with poetry and its contribution to philosophical meaning making, challenging us to rethink how philosophy has been changed through its encounters with poetry.

Arendt, Lacan, Merleau-Ponty. An original interpretation of Merleau-Ponty on subjectivity, drawing from and challenging both the continental and analytic traditions.

Challenging a prevalent Western idea of the self as a discrete, interior consciousness, Scott L. Marratto argues instead that subjectivity is a characteristic of the living, expressive movement establishing a dynamic intertwining between a sentient body and.

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