Eye and Mind - Maurice Merleau-Ponty - Google книгиThe Primacy of Perception brings together a number of important studies by Maurice Merleau-Ponty that appeared in various publications from to 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. Taken together, the studies in this volume provide a systematic introduction to the major themes of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy. Phenomenology and the Sciences of Man translated by John. The Childs Relations with Others translated by William. Eye and Mind translated by Carleton Dallery. The Crisis of the Understanding translated by Nancy Metzel.
Desire and Invisibility in “Eye and Mind”: Some Remarks on Merleau-Ponty’s Spirituality
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The entire modern history of painting, with its efforts to detach itself from illusionism and to acquire its own dimensions, has a metaphysical significance. This is not something to be demonstrated. Not for reasons drawn from the limits of objectivity in history and from the inevitable plurality of interpretations, which would prevent the linking of a philosophy and an event; the metaphysics we have in mind is not a body of detached ideas [idees separees] for which inductive justifications could be sought in the experiential realm. There are, in the flesh of contingency, a structure of the event and a virtue peculiar to the scenario. These do not prevent the plurality of interpretations but in fact are the deepest reasons for this plurality. They make the event into a durable theme of historical life and have a right to philosophical status. And it is always by looking more deeply into how it came a bout that we give and will go on giving new representations of it.
Maurice Merleau-Ponty , Michael B. Merleau-Ponty's essays on aesthetics are some of the major accomplishments of his philosophical career, and rank even today among the most sophisticated reflections on art in all of twentieth-century philosophy. His essays on painting, "Cezanne's Doubt" , "Indirect Language and the Voices of Silence" , and "Eye and Mind" , have inspired new approaches to epistemology, ontology, and the philosophy of history. Galen A. Johnson has gathered these essays for the first time into a single volume and augmented them with essays by distinguished scholars and artists, including M. Together the essays demonstrate the continuing significance of Merleau-Ponty's ideas about art for contemporary philosophy on both sides of the Atlantic.