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Apr 12, 2013 thegift rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
wish I had taken lectures from m-p, this is a collection of his thought as essays, including his conception of Phil, possibilities of Phil, thoughts on essence of Phil. Inspires rather than answers questions. Hard to explain why I enjoy this, why it is fun.
Jan 09, 2012 Megan rated it 2 of 5 stars · review of another edition
There are some gems for quotes in the first essay, but I felt the piece overall to be simultaneously too wandering and too technical (given that I haven't yet read much Bergson). Decided to pass on the second set of essays.
Maurice Merleau-Ponty (pronounced [mɔʁis mɛʁlopɔ̃ti] in French; March 14, 1908 – May 3, 1961) was a French phenomenological philosopher, strongly influenced by Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger in addition to being closely associated with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. At the core of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy is a sustained argument for the foundational role that perception plays in u...moreMore about Maurice Merleau-Ponty...