Reading Merleau-Ponty: On Phenomenology of Perception

Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception is greatly said to be essentially the most very important contributions to philosophy of the 20 th century. during this quantity, top philosophers from Europe and North the US research the character and volume of Merleau-Ponty's success and examine its value to modern philosophy.

The chapters, so much of that have been in particular commissioned for this quantity, hide the primary facets of Merleau-Ponty's influential paintings. those include:

  • Merleau-Ponty’s debt to Husserl
  • Merleau-Ponty’s belief of philosophy
  • perception, motion and the position of the body
  • consciousness and self-consciousness
  • naturalism and language
  • social principles 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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7–dc22 2006102517 ISBN 0-203-93610-8 grasp ebook ISBN ISBN10: 0-415-39993-9 (hbk) ISBN10: 0-415-39994-7 (pbk) ISBN13: 978-0-415-39993-7 (hbk) ISBN13: 978-0-415-39994-4 (pbk) CONTENTS Notes on members Preface checklist of abbreviations 1 vii ix xi The flesh of conception: Merleau-Ponty and Husserl 1 A. D. SMITH 2 What will we see (when we do)? 23 SEAN D. KELLY three Merleau-Ponty and the facility to reckon with the potential forty four KOMARINE ROMDENH-ROMLUC four respond to Romdenh-Romluc fifty nine HUBERT L. DREYFUS five The phenomenology of social ideas 70 MARK A. WRATHALL 6 talking and spoken speech 87 THOMAS BALDWIN 7 The genius of guy 104 SIMON GLENDINNING eight attention, self-consciousness and verbal exchange NAOMI EILAN v 118 CONTENTS nine Freedom, notion and radical reflection 139 ERAN DORFMAN 10 Philosophy and non-philosophy in keeping with Merleau-Ponty 152 FRANC ¸ OISE DASTUR Bibliography Index 164 169 vi CONTRIBUTO RS Thomas Baldwin is Professor of Philosophy on the collage of York. contemporary works contain modern Philosophy (Oxford collage Press, 2001), The Cambridge historical past of Philosophy (ed. ) (Cambridge collage Press, 2003) and Maurice Merleau-Ponty: simple Writings (ed. ) (Routledge, 2004). Franc¸oise Dastur is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy on the college of great. contemporary works comprise Chair et langage: essais sur Merleau-Ponty (Encre Marine, 2001), Heidegger et los angeles query anthropologique (Peeters, 2003), los angeles phe´nomenlogie en questions: langage, alte´rite´, temporalite´, finitude (Vrin, 2004) and Philosophie et diffe´rence (Chatou, 2004). Eran Dorfman has lately accomplished his doctorate on Merleau-Ponty on the collage of Paris XII and is presently on the collage of Tel-Aviv. He has released articles on Merleau-Ponty in English, French and Hebrew, and has translated a few of Merleau-Ponty’s writings into Hebrew. Hubert L. Dreyfus is Professor of Philosophy on the college of California (Berkeley). He has released many articles on phenomenology, together with a number of on Merleau-Ponty. His a number of books contain Being-In-The-World (MIT Press, 1991), What desktops nonetheless Can’t Do: A Critique of Artificial cause (MIT Press, 1992) and pondering in motion (Routledge, 2002). Naomi Eilan is Professor of Philosophy on the college of Warwick, the place she is Director of the realization and Self-Consciousness learn Centre. She has released many papers on philosophical psychology and edited numerous collections of papers during this field, together with Spatial illustration (Oxford collage Press, 1993), company and Self-Awareness (MIT Press, 2003), and Joint realization (Oxford collage Press, 2005). Simon Glendinning is Fellow in eu Philosophy on the ecu Institute, London university of Economics. His works comprise On Being with Others vii CONTRIBUTORS (Routledge, 1998) and the Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy (ed. ) (Edinburgh collage Press, 1999). Sean D. Kelly is Professor of Philosophy at Harvard collage.

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