Merleau-Ponty at the Limits of Art, Religion, and Perception (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)

Merleau-Ponty at the Limits of Art, Religion, and Perception (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)


This ebook poses the query of what lies on the restrict of philosophy. via shut stories of French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty's existence and paintings, the authors study one of many 20th century's so much interdisciplinary philosophers whose inspiration intersected with and contributed to the practices of paintings, psychology, literature, religion and philosophy. As those essays express, Merleau-Ponty's oeuvre disrupts conventional disciplinary barriers and activates his readers to invite what, precisely, constitutes philosophy and its others.

Featuring essays through a global crew of best phenomenologists, artwork theorists, theologians, historians of philosophy, and philosophers of brain, this quantity breaks new floor in Merleau-Ponty scholarship―including the 1st sustained reflections at the courting among Merleau-Ponty and religion―and magnifies a voice that's talked-over in too many conversations around the educational disciplines. a person attracted to phenomenology, artwork concept and background, cognitive technological know-how, the philosophy of brain, and the philosophy of faith will locate themselves challenged and engaged by way of the articles incorporated during this vital attempt at inter-disciplinary philosophy.

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