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Violence in the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty.

Monika Langer

Violence in the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty.

by Monika Langer

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, -- 1908-1961,
  • Violence

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, University.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 266 leaves.
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18688108M

    For Merleau-Ponty, the central question was: could Communism transcend its violence and intentions? The value of a society is the value it places upon man's relation to man, Merleau-Ponty examines not only the Moscow trials of the late thirties but also Koestler's re-creation of them. First published in , Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s monumental Phénoménologie de la perception signalled the arrival of a major new philosophical and intellectual voice in post-war ng with the prevailing picture of existentialism and phenomenology at the time, it has become one of the landmark works of twentieth-century thought/5(50).

    MERLEAU-PONTY, MAURICE () Maurice Merleau-Ponty, a French philosopher, was born on Ma , in Rochefort-sur-Mer and died on May 3, , in Paris.A graduate of the É cole Normale Sup é rieure, he held a degree in philosophy and a PhD in literature. He taught in the literature department of the University of Lyon, then at the Sorbonne, and he succeeded Louis Lavelle at the. sor Gueroult shortly before Merleau-Ponty's appointment to the College de France in February, , it undoubtedly refers to the pages found among Merleau-Ponty's papers after his death. These must be the pages that make up th firste half of the book then interrupted. This opinion is based upon two com­ plementary observations.

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty, a 20th century philosopher authored a book called Phenomenology of Perceptionwherein he describes the body as an agent in the world. As he is the main focus of my research, it is important that we understand his theory of the body and its subsequent effects on philosophy and society. In his book, Merleau-PontyCited by: 1.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Phénoménologie de la perception by Maurice Merleau-Ponty, , Humanities Press edition, in EnglishCited by:


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The book culminates in “Splendor,” a study of collective performances that create splendor. Concerning itself most immediately with philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, anthropology, and the theory of religion, Violence and Splendor bridges the discourses of continental philosophy and cross-cultural studies.

Further drawing insights from Cited by: 5. Hass also draws attention to the importance of Merleau-Ponty's new expressive notion of cognition, which is an important and often overlooked area of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy.

So this book has a lot to recommend it and is certainly required reading for anyone interested in Merleau-Ponty or phenomenology in Cited by: Violence and the Philosophical Imaginary is an essential addition to recent rereadings of Beauvoir’s oeuvre, especially her ethical period writings a precisely written and important book for anyone interested in feminist ethics, violence, or contemporary continental philosophy.”.

Book Description. Maurice Merleau-Ponty ( – ) is hailed as one of the key philosophers of the twentieth century. Phenomenology of Perception is his most famous and influential work, and an essential text for anyone seeking to understand phenomenology.

In this GuideBook Komarine Romdenh-Romluc introduces and assesses. Merleau-Ponty’s life and the background to his philosophy. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty was born in in Rochefort-sur-Mer, Charente-Maritime, father died in when Merleau-Ponty was five years old.

After secondary schooling at the lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris, Merleau-Ponty became a student at the École Normale Supérieure, where he studied alongside Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Simone Weil, and Jean mater: École Normale Supérieure, University of Paris.

This book, first published inis an extended examination of Merleau-Ponty's political philosophy. It describes and critically elucidates the main political themes to be found in his writings, and shows how his political ideas are related to his general phenomenological philosophy.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty has 68 books on Goodreads with ratings. Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s most popular book is Phenomenology of Perception. Introductions: For English readers, the following provide helpful resources and introductions for studying Merleau-Ponty and his texts: The Being of the Phenomenon, Merleau-Ponty (eds.

Carman and Hansen), Merleau-Ponty’s Ontology, Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts (eds. Diprose and Reynolds), Merleau-Ponty’s Philosophy (Hass), The Merleau-Ponty Dictionary, The Phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty.

is the centenary of the birth of the French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty. He was a friend of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre and a man who wanted to get philosophy back to its.

Phenomenology of Perception (French: Phénoménologie de la perception) is a book about perception by the French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty, in which the author expounds his thesis of "the primacy of perception".The work established Merleau-Ponty as the pre-eminent philosopher of the body, and is considered a major statement of French existentialismAuthor: Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

To do so, I will draw primarily on the phenomenological accounts of Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Alfred Schutz, and thereby present guiding clues for a phenomenologically grounded theory of violence. the remarkable philosophy of Merleau-Ponty. This excellent translation opens up a new set of understandings of what Merleau-Ponty meant in his descriptions of the body, psychology, and the field of perception, and in this way promises to alter the horizon of Merleau-Ponty studies in the English language.

The extensive index, the thoughtful. The work of French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty touches on some of the most essential and vital concerns of the world today, yet his ideas are difficult and not widely understood.

Lawrence Hass redresses this problem by offering an exceptionally clear, carefully argued, critical appreciation of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy. Merleau-Ponty opens and closes the book with a definition of "true philosophy," saying first that it entails "learning to see the world anew" (p.

xxxv), and concluding with its function, which is "to teach us to see [things and historical situations] anew" (p. Phenomenology of Perception stands in the great phenomenological tradition of Husserl, Heidegger, and Sartre.

Yet Merleau-Ponty’s contribution is decisive, as he brings this tradition and other philosophical predecessors, particularly Descartes and Kant, to confront a neglected dimension of our experience: the lived body and the phenomenal world/5(3).

Images of violence enjoy a particular privilege in contemporary continental philosophy, one manifest in the ubiquity of violent metaphors and the prominence of a kind of rhetorical investment in violence as a motif.

Such images have also informed, constrained, and motivated recent continental. 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 /5(8).

The book begins and ends with references to a passage in which Merleau-Ponty expresses "his sense of a profound dissonance, a transformation in the relationship between humanity and Being, when he holds up a universe of classical thought, contrasting it en bloc with the explorations of modern painting.".

Importance of Merleau-Ponty's Work. Maurice Merleau-Ponty was born in at Rocheford-sur-Mer, France. After finishing his studies he became instructor in philosophy at a secondary school in Saint Quentin, then professor at the University of Lyons, transferring to the Sorbonne later on, before he finally accepted an appointment to teach philosophy at the Collège de France.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Humanism and Terror, tr. by John O'Neill (Boston: Beacon Press, ) and Hereafter cited as is the principal work in which Merleau-Ponty's early political thought is developed. Other important early essays of his bearing on politics, especially “Concerning Marxism” and “Marxism and Philosophy” are collected in his Sense and Non-Sense, tr.

by Author: Bernard P. Dauenhauer.Chiujdea: Maurice Merleau-Ponty on Violence and Marxism Art. 7, page 3 of 15 reason why ‘struggle’ and master-slave rela-tions exist. Merleau-Ponty offers an overview of the violence propagated by capitalism, ranging from colonialism to the wage sys-tem and unemployment ( ).

Besides these examples of the capitalist institution-Author: Mihnea Chiujdea.This book pursues the problem of whether violence can be understood to be constitutive of its own sense or meaning, as opposed to being merely instrumental. Dodd draws on the resources of phenomenological philosophy, and takes the form of a series of dialogues between Brand: Taylor And Francis.