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Merleau-Ponty

Merleau-Ponty

by Taylor Carman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138689589
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/08/2019
Series: Routledge Philosophers Series
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Taylor Carman is Professor of Philosophy at Barnard College, Columbia University, USA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

Chronology

Introduction

1. Life and Works

What is perception?

The view from somewhere

Objective thought

Formative influences

Language, painting, and politics

2. Intentionality and Perception

What is intentionality?

The phenomenological reductions

What perception is not

The phenomenal field

Molyneux’s problem

3. Body and World

What the body is not

The bodily point of view

The body schema

Motor intentionality

Flesh and chiasm

4. Others and Freedom

The (non)problem of other minds

Sartre and "the look"

Empathy and solipsism

Radical freedom

Thrown freedom

5. Vision and Style

The depth of the visible

The language of art

Cézanne and his world

6. History and Politics

Perception of history

Liquidation of the dialectic

7. Legacy and Relevance

Structuralism and the habitus

Behaviorism, cognitivism, and A.I.

Embodied cognition, extended mind, enactivism.

Glossary

Notes

Further Reading

Bibliography

Index