Signs / Edition 1

Signs / Edition 1

by Maurice Merleau-Ponty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810102536

ISBN-13: 9780810102538

Pub. Date: 01/28/1964

Publisher: Northwestern University Press


"Speech is a way of tearing out a meaning from an undivided whole."
Thus does Maurice Merleau-Ponty describe speech in this collection of his important writings on the philosophy of expression, composed during the last decade of his life. For him, expression is a category of human behavior and existence much broader than language alone. He maintains that…  See more details below

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"Speech is a way of tearing out a meaning from an undivided whole."
Thus does Maurice Merleau-Ponty describe speech in this collection of his important writings on the philosophy of expression, composed during the last decade of his life. For him, expression is a category of human behavior and existence much broader than language alone. He maintains that man is essentially expressive, even prior to speaking: in his silence, gestures, and lived behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810102538
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1964
Series:
Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Series
Edition description:
9
Pages:
355
Sales rank:
1,376,362
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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