In the Shadow of Phenomenology: Writings After Merleau-Ponty by Stephen H. Watson PDF

By Stephen H. Watson

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Maurice Merleau-Ponty is celebrated for his emphasis on embodied perceptual event. This emphasis in the beginning relied seriously at the confident result of Gestalt psychology in addressing matters in philosophical psychology and philosophy of brain from a phenomenological perspective. ultimately he remodeled this account in gentle of his investigations in linguistics, aesthetics, and the philosophy of background and associations. some distance much less paintings has been performed in addressing his evolving notion of philosophy and the way this account motivated extra normal philosophical concerns in epistemology, debts of rationality, or its prestige as theoretical discourse. Merleau-Ponty’s personal contributions to those matters and, specifically, the theoretical prestige of the phenomenological account that resulted, have provoked various responses. at the one hand, a few commentators have understood his paintings to be a neighborhood software of Husserl’s foundational account of phenomenology. however, a few commentators have wondered no matter if, within the bottom line, Merleau-Ponty was once a phenomenologist in any respect.
In In the Shadow of Phenomenology, Stephen H. Watson deals a close research of those responses and the problems and improvement of Merleau-Ponty's place.

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