Connects Merleau-Ponty’s notion to issues and matters significant to continental philosophy today.
Intertwinings provides fascinating interdisciplinary scholarship on twentieth-century French thinker Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The participants holiday new floor by way of bringing Merleau-Ponty’s paintings into dialog with literary conception, structure, cultural experiences, serious race reports, and present feminist conception and perform. Spanning Merleau-Ponty’s early and overdue proposal, this quantity makes a speciality of the ontological, moral, and political implications of his specific emphasis at the constitutive intertwinings of in and out, self and different, language and gesture, physique and international, and id and distinction. Intertwinings affirms Merleau-Ponty’s perception that we must always now not get rid of, yet particularly rejoice, the corporeal ameliorations that make our encounters with either human and nonhuman others a resource of inexplicable richness and unending fascination.
“…performs the dear provider of pointing Merleau-Ponty scholarship in a extra interdisciplinary direction.” — CHOICE
“This is a philosophically fascinating and beneficial assortment. i love its huge variety of subject matters, its interdisciplinary personality, and the truth that it made me take into consideration Merleau-Ponty in unforeseen and instructive ways.” — William S. Hamrick, coeditor of Merleau-Ponty and Environmental Philosophy: residing at the Landscapes of Thought
Gail Weiss is Professor of Philosophy and Human Sciences on the George Washington college. She is the coeditor (with Jeffrey Jerome Cohen) of considering the bounds of the physique, additionally released by means of SUNY Press, and (with Dorothea Olkowski) of Feminist Interpretations of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.