The Primacy of Perception: And Other Essays on Phenomenological Psychology, the Philosophy of Art, History and Politics

The Primacy of Perception: And Other Essays on Phenomenological Psychology, the Philosophy of Art, History and Politics

Maurice Merleau-Ponty


The Primacy of Perception brings jointly a couple of vital reports by way of Maurice Merleau-Ponty that seemed in a variety of courses from 1947 to 1961. The identify essay, that's in essence a presentation of the underlying thesis of his Phenomenology of Perception, is via classes given via Merleau-Ponty on the Sorbonne on phenomenological psychology. "Eye and Mind" and the concluding chapters current functions of Merleau-Ponty's principles to the geographical regions of artwork, philosophy of background, and politics. Taken jointly, the stories during this quantity supply a scientific advent to the most important subject matters of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy.

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