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By Maurice Merleau-Ponty Ted Toadvine Leonard Lawlor | Comments: ( 233 ) | Date: ( Sep 17, 2019 )

The first book to offer a comprehensive view of Maurice Merleau Ponty s work The Merleau Ponty Reader collects the essays necessary to understand the core of this critical twentieth century philosopher s thought Of great interest are the previously unpublished working notes found in Merleau Ponty s papers after his death and several essays that appear here in English forThe first book to offer a comprehensive view of Maurice Merleau Ponty s work The Merleau Ponty Reader collects the essays necessary to understand the core of this critical twentieth century philosopher s thought Of great interest are the previously unpublished working notes found in Merleau Ponty s papers after his death and several essays that appear here in English for the first time The editors also have provided an introductory overview of Merleau Ponty and the works included herein and have updated all English translations By situating Merleau Ronty s writings on the philosophy of art and politics within the overall development of this thought, this volume allows readers to see both the breadth of his contribution to philosophy and the convergence of the various strands of his reflection.


  • Title: The Merleau-Ponty Reader
  • Author: Maurice Merleau-Ponty Ted Toadvine Leonard Lawlor
  • ISBN: 9780810120433
  • Page: 366
  • Format: Paperback

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Maurice Merleau-Ponty Ted Toadvine Leonard Lawlor

Maurice Merleau Ponty pronounced m is m lop ti in French March 14, 1908 May 3, 1961 was a French phenomenological philosopher, strongly influenced by Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger in addition to being closely associated with Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir At the core of Merleau Ponty s philosophy is a sustained argument for the foundational role that perception plays in understanding the world as well as engaging with the world Like the other major phenomenologists Merleau Ponty expressed his philosophical insights in writings on art, literature, and politics however Merleau Ponty was the only major phenomenologist of the first half of the Twentieth Century to engage extensively with the sciences, and especially with descriptive psychology Because of this engagement, his writings have become influential with the recent project of naturalizing phenomenology in which phenomenologists utilize the results of psychology and cognitive science.Merleau Ponty was born in Rochefort sur Mer, Charente Maritime His father was killed in World War 1 when Merleau Ponty was 3 After secondary schooling at the lyc e Louis le Grand in Paris, Maurice Merleau Ponty became a student at the cole Normale Sup rieure, where he studied alongside Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Simone Weil He passed the agr gation in philosophy in 1930.Merleau Ponty first taught at Chartres, then became a tutor at the cole Normale Sup rieure, where he was awarded his doctorate on the basis of two important books La structure du comportement 1942 and Ph nom nologie de la Perception 1945.After teaching at the University of Lyon from 1945 to 1948, Merleau Ponty lectured on child psychology and education at the Sorbonne from 1949 to 1952 He was awarded the Chair of Philosophy at the Coll ge de France from 1952 until his death in 1961, making him the youngest person to have been elected to a Chair.Besides his teaching, Merleau Ponty was also political editor for Les Temps Modernes from the founding of the journal in October 1945 until December 1952 Aged 53, he died suddenly of a stroke in 1961, apparently while preparing for a class on Descartes He was buried in Le P re Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.



Comments The Merleau-Ponty Reader

  • the gift

    this is not exactly a lesser merleau-ponty collection- it just contains work i have already read, or have little interest in, and with no new commentary or other-authored essays on the work presented. if this had been my first m-p collection, i think i would see it a five. but some i read here, again, as 'what is phenomenology?' twice, 'cezanne's doubt', third time, 'eye and mind', third time, some are perhaps required engagement of politics for mid-century philosophers, on marxism, politics, in [...]


  • Michael Fogleman

    Read Cezanne's Doubt.


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