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Merleau-Ponty and the Paradoxes of Expression offers a comprehensive reading of the philosophical work of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, a central figure in 20th-century continental philosophy.

By establishing that the paradoxical logic of expression is Merleau-Ponty's fundamental philosophical gesture, this book ties together his diverse work on perception, language, aesthetics, p
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Paperback, 210 pages
Published December 5th 2013 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published January 1st 2013)
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Alexander
Mar 19, 2016 Alexander rated it it was amazing
When word got out that Donald Landes had written a new book on Merleau-Ponty, there was reason aplenty to feel excited. After all, this was the bloke who'd furnished the world with a magnificent new translation of Merleau-Ponty’s masterwork, the Phenomenology of Perception, just a couple of years prior. Having now gobbled up Landes’s new study over the course of the last few days, allow me to affirm: it’s bloody good. While variously portrayed elsewhere as a philosopher of the body, of perceptio ...more
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Feb 08, 2016 David Markwell rated it really liked it
A comprehensive look at the diverse philosophical writings of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Landes argues the the paradoxes of expression are a thread tying Merleau-Ponty's entire oeuvre together.
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