ISBN-10:
0415773814
ISBN-13:
9780415773812
Pub. Date:
05/31/2008
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The World of Perception / Edition 1

The World of Perception / Edition 1

by Maurice Merleau-Ponty
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Overview

French philosopher Merleau-Ponty (1908-61) wrote and delivered these six talks on French national radio in 1948. Recordings of the weekly broadcasts still exist, but Causeries, published in 1948, was based on his own corrected typescripts. It is here translated by Oliver Davis. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415773812
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/31/2008
Series: Routledge Classics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908-1961). One of the century's leading phenomenologists and a founder, with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, of the journal Les Temps Modernes. He is the author of The Phenomenology of Perception (Routledge Classics, 2002).

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Introduction1
1The World of Perception and the World of Science37
2Exploring the World of Perception: Space47
3Exploring the World of Perception: Sensory Objects57
4Exploring the World of Perception: Animal Life67
5Man Seen from the Outside79
6Art and the World of Perception91
7Classical World, Modern World103
Notes115
Index123

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