Merleau-Ponty by Stephen Priest
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Merleau-Ponty by Stephen Priest

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Maurice Merleau-Ponty is known and celebrated as a renowned phenomenologist and is considered a key figure in the existentialist movement. In this wide-ranging and penetrative study, Stephen Priest engages Merleau-Ponty across the full range of his philosophical thought. He considers Merleau-Ponty's writings on the problems of the body, perception, space, time, subjectivity, freedom, language, other minds, physical objects, art and being. Priest addresses Merleau-Ponty's thought in connection with Hegel, Husserl, Heidegger and Sartre. He uses clear and direct language to explain the thoughts of and the ensuing importance of one of the greatest contemporary thinkers. Philosophy students and scholars alike will find great pleasure in this fascinating exploration of the writings and ideas of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415308649
ISBN-10: 041530864X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 322
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephen Priest

Stephen Priest is former Reader in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. He is the editor of Sartre's Basic Writings (Routledge) and author of The British Empiricists, Theories of the Mind and The Subject in Question.

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