The Primacy of Perception: And Other Essays on Phenomenological Psychology, the Philosophy of Art, History and Politics

The Primacy of Perception: And Other Essays on Phenomenological Psychology, the Philosophy of Art, History and Politics

Maurice Merleau-Ponty


The Primacy of Perception brings jointly a few vital stories by means of Maurice Merleau-Ponty that seemed in quite a few courses from 1947 to 1961. The identify essay, that is in essence a presentation of the underlying thesis of his Phenomenology of Perception, is through classes given by way of Merleau-Ponty on the Sorbonne on phenomenological psychology. "Eye and Mind" and the concluding chapters current purposes of Merleau-Ponty's principles to the geographical regions of paintings, philosophy of historical past, and politics. Taken jointly, the stories during this quantity supply a scientific creation to the key topics of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy.

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