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
||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
||Keywords: ||Merleau-Ponty;Non-dualist ontology;Aesthetics;Kant;Expression;The body;Style;Cezanne
||Status of Item: ||Peer reviewed
|Appears in Collections:||Philosophy Research Collection|
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