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Phenomenology of perception

Author: Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With Sartre, Merleau-Ponty was the foremost French philosopher of the post-war period. What makes this work so important is that it returned the body to the forefront of philosophy for the first time since Plato.
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Additional Physical Format: Merleau-Ponty, Maurice
Phenomenology of Perception
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Merleau-Ponty
ISBN: 0415278406 9780415278409 0415278414 9780415278416
Language Note: Translation of Phénoménologie de la perception.
OCLC Number: 48681086
Description: xxiv, 544 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Traditional Prejudices and the Return to Phenomena --
1. The 'Sensation' as a Unit of Experience --
2. 'Association' and the 'Projection of Memories' --
3. 'Attention' and 'Judgement' --
4. The Phenomenal Field --
pt. I. The Body --
Experience and Objective Thought. The Problem of the Body --
1. The Body as Object and Mechanistic Physiology --
2. The Experience of the Body and Classical Psychology --
3. The Spatiality of One's own Body and Motility --
4. The Synthesis of One's own Body --
5. The Body in its Sexual Being --
6. The Body as Expression, and Speech --
pt. II. The World as Perceived --
The Theory of the Body is already a Theory of Perception --
1. Sense Experience --
2. Space --
3. The Thing and the Natural World --
4. Other Selves and the Human World --
pt. III. Being-for-Itself and Being-in-the-World --
1. The Cogito --
2. Temporality --
3. Freedom.
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Responsibility: Maurice Merleau-Ponty ; translated by Colin Smith.

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With Sartre, Merleau-Ponty was the foremost French philosopher of the post-war period. What makes this work so important is that it returned the body to the forefront of philosophy for the first time since Plato.
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