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Phenomenology and the Social World : the Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty and its Relation to the Social Sciences.

Author: Laurie Spurling
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Routledge library editions., Phenomenology.
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The term 'phenomenology' has become almost as over-used and emptied of meaning as that other word from Continental Philosophy, namely 'existentialism'. Yet Husserl, who first put forward the phenomenological method, considered it a rigorous alternative to positivism, and in the hands of Merleau-Ponty, a disciple of Husserl in France, phenomenology became a way of gaining a disciplined and coherent perspective on the  Read more...
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Spurling, Laurie.
Phenomenology and the Social World : The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty and its Relation to the Social Sciences.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Named Person: Maurice Merleau-Ponty; Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Spurling
ISBN: 9781134480012 1134480016
OCLC Number: 861082102
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The programme of existential phenomenology; Merleau-Ponty and phenomenology; Merleau-Ponty's critique of empiricism and rationalism; Being-in-the-world; Intentionality; The body; Perception; Object and world; The three worlds of perception; The primacy of perception; Space, distance, movement; Time; Other persons; Consciousness as perceptual; Consciousness as expressing; A note on Merleau-Ponty's late philosophy; 2 Speech. The phenomenology of speechSpeech as intersubjectivity; Speech as intentionality; The conceptual and gestural levels of speech; Speech and thought; Sedimentation and structure; Speech as praxis; Wittgenstein: from ideal language to everyday speech; Ethnomethodology: the reflexivity of speech; The ambiguity of speech; Speech and the world; Authentic speech; 3 Society; Positivism; Living with positivism; The question of meaning; Phenomenology and social science; Society as intersubjective reality; The concept of situation; The concept of structure; 4 Marxism. Existential phenomenology and Marxism: the charge of incompatibilityThe continuity between phenomenology and Marxism; A note on relativism and truth; Equivocations; 5 Ethics; Description and evaluation; Phenomenology: the grounding of values in facts; Freedom; Freedom and responsibility; Freedom and moral rules; Authenticity; Self-revelation and self-deception; Spontaneity; Embodiment; Merleau-Ponty's humanism; Ambiguity and dialectic; An existential ethics; 6 Philosophy; The reflective and the pre-reflective; The critique of introspection; Philosophy as radical reflection. Merleau-Ponty's conceptual revisionPhilosophy as re-presentation; A note on truth and adequacy; Non-thematic knowledge; The paradox of philosophy; 7 Conclusion; The transcendental and the descriptive; Phenomenology as a dialectic between the transcendental and the descriptive; Blum: the failure of the descriptive; Schutz and the ethnomethodologists: the failure of the transcendental; Wittgenstein: an unhappy dialectic; Sartre: a dialectic without synthesis; Notes; Bibliography; Works of Merleau-Ponty cited in the text; Other works cited in the text; Index.
Series Title: Routledge library editions., Phenomenology.

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The term 'phenomenology' has become almost as over-used and emptied of meaning as that other word from Continental Philosophy, namely 'existentialism'. Yet Husserl, who first put forward the phenomenological method, considered it a rigorous alternative to positivism, and in the hands of Merleau-Ponty, a disciple of Husserl in France, phenomenology became a way of gaining a disciplined and coherent perspective on the world in which we live. When this study originally published in 1977 there were only a few books in English on Merleau-Ponty's philosophy. It introduced the reader and sug.

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