Meleau-Ponty's Aesthetic Interworld: From Primordial Percipience to Wild Logos
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|Title:||Meleau-Ponty's Aesthetic Interworld: From Primordial Percipience to Wild Logos||Authors:||Daly, Anya||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8203||Date:||2016||Abstract:||The overall aim of this paper is to defend the value of the arts as uniquely instructive regarding philosophical questions. Specifically, I aim to achieve two things: firstly, to show that through the phenomenological challenge to dualist and monist ontologies the key debate in aesthetics regarding subjective response and objective judgment is reconfigured and resolved. I argue that Merleau-Ponty’s analyses complement and complete Kant’s project. Secondly, I propose that through his phenomenological interrogations of the creative process the issue of the viability of his relational non-dualist ontology is defended against accusations that it has not gone beyond dualism or that it has collapsed into a monism.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Philosophy Documentation Center||Journal:||Philosophy Today||Volume:||32||Issue:||4||Keywords:||Merleau-Ponty; Non-dualist ontology; Aesthetics; Kant; Expression; The body; Style; Cezanne||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
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