The Merleau-Ponty Aesthetics Reader
  • Release Date : 20 January 1993
  • Publisher : Northwestern University Press
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Pages : 421 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780810110748
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Download or read book entitled The Merleau-Ponty Aesthetics Reader by author: Maurice Merleau-Ponty which was release on 20 January 1993 and published by Northwestern University Press with total page 421 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Merleau-Ponty's essays on aesthetics are some of the major accomplishments of his philosophical career, and rank even today among the most sophisticated reflections on art in all of twentieth-century philosophy. His essays on painting, "Cezanne's Doubt" (1945), "Indirect Language and the Voices of Silence" (1952), and "Eye and Mind" (1960), have inspired new approaches to epistemology, ontology, and the philosophy of history. Galen A. Johnson has gathered these essays for the first time into a single volume and augmented them with essays by distinguished scholars and artists, including M.C. Dillon, Mikel Dufrenne, and René Magritte. Together the essays demonstrate the continuing significance of Merleau-Ponty's ideas about art for contemporary philosophy on both sides of the Atlantic.