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Merleau-Ponty in Contemporary Perspective : PHAENOMENOLOGICA - Patrick Burke

Merleau-Ponty in Contemporary Perspective

PHAENOMENOLOGICA

By: Patrick Burke (Editor), Jan van der Veken (Editor)

Hardcover Published: July 1993
ISBN: 9780792321422
Number Of Pages: 206

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This volume evaluates the contribution of Merleau-Ponty to various philosophical problems, from the culmative point of view of more than thirty years of continental philosophy since the time of his death. However, as the various essays gathered here confirm, the title of the volume risks a certain irony - that which is involved in trying to place into vision (albeit now in only too silent and invisible a manner), namely an original thought whose creative unfolding still awaits its future. As the various papers of this volume attest, Merleau-Ponty is a contemporary philosopher who offers new directions for philosophical interrogation, who still frames in a fresh and provocative voice the issues which remain urgent for our time. Like recent collections of essays on Merleau-Ponty, the present volume offers a critical and interpretive look backward to his works from a relatively differentiated and stable vantage point from which they might come definitively into view, but beyond this the present volume is unique in also moving forward to the works of Merleau-Ponty just as we now move in an exploratory way toward the future of philosophy.

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and References
Preface
Introduction
Interrogative Thinking: Reflections on Merleau-Ponty's Later Philosophyp. 3
Archeological Questioning: Merleau-Ponty and Ricoeurp. 13
Merleau-Ponty and Thinking from Withinp. 25
Merleau-Ponty and the Question of Phenomenological Architectonicsp. 37
The Subject in Nature: Reflections on Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perceptionp. 53
The Unconscious: Language and Worldp. 69
Desire and Invisibility in "Eye and Mind": Some Remarks on Merleau-Ponty's Spiritualityp. 85
Merleau-Ponty's Doubt: The Wild of Nothingp. 99
Raw Being and Violent Discourse: Foucault, Merleau-Ponty and the (Dis-)Order of Thingsp. 109
Communication and the Prose of the World: The Question of Language in Merleau-Ponty and Gadamerp. 131
Merleau-Ponty, the Ethics of Ambiguity, and the Dialectics of Virtuep. 147
Phenomenology and Ontology: Hannah Arendt and Maurice Merleau-Pontyp. 171
Merleau-Ponty in Retrospectp. 183
Notes on Contributorsp. 197
Name Indexp. 201
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ISBN: 9780792321422
ISBN-10: 0792321421
Series: PHAENOMENOLOGICA
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 206
Published: July 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.15  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.57