Phenomenology Of Perception by Maurice Merleau-Ponty

This philosophical work delves into the nature of perception and its role in understanding human existence. The author challenges traditional notions of objective knowledge, arguing instead for the primacy of perception as the basis for experiencing the world. Through a detailed analysis of the body and its relationship to space and time, the text explores how subjective experiences shape our understanding of reality. The author critiques the Cartesian separation of mind and body, proposing a more integrated approach that emphasizes the interconnectedness of the physical and the mental in constituting human experience. This seminal work offers a profound insight into the complexities of perception, consciousness, and the embodied nature of human existence.

The 3756th greatest book of all time


Published
1945
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-500
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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