Primacy of Perception / Edition 1

Primacy of Perception / Edition 1

by Maurice Merleau-Ponty
     
 


The Primacy of Perception brings together a number of important studies by Maurice Merleau-Ponty that appeared in various publications from 1947 to 1961. The title essay, which is in essence a presentation of the underlying thesis of his Phenomenology of Perception, is followed by two courses given by Merleau-Ponty at the Sorbonne on phenomenologicalSee more details below

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The Primacy of Perception brings together a number of important studies by Maurice Merleau-Ponty that appeared in various publications from 1947 to 1961. The title essay, which is in essence a presentation of the underlying thesis of his Phenomenology of Perception, is followed by two courses given by Merleau-Ponty at the Sorbonne on phenomenological psychology. "Eye and Mind" and the concluding chapters present applications of Merleau-Ponty's ideas to the realms of art, philosophy of history, and politics. Taken together, the studies in this volume provide a systematic introduction to the major themes of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810101647
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1964
Series:
Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
878,518
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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