Phenomenology of Perception

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Taylor & Francis, Mar 14, 2002 - Philosophy - 488 pages
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Challenging and rewarding in equal measure, Phenomenology of Perception is Merleau-Ponty's most famous work. Impressive in both scope and imagination, it uses the example of perception to return the body to the forefront of philosophy for the first time since Plato. Drawing on case studies such as brain-damaged patients from the First World War, Merleau-Ponty brilliantly shows how the body plays a crucial role not only in perception but in speech, sexuality and our relation to others.

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All hitherto existing models of perception are false. From the outset empiricism would mis-describe its most basic datum, ie, the act of perceiving. Idealism would come about to try and correct the ... Read full review

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