Merleau-Ponty and Derrida

Merleau-Ponty and Derrida While There Have Been Many Essays Devoted To Comparing The Work Of Maurice Merleau Ponty With That Of Jacques Derrida, There Has Been No Sustained Book Length Treatment Of These Two French Philosophers Additionally, Many Of The Essays Presuppose An Oppositional Relationship Between Them, And Between Phenomenology And Deconstruction Generally Jack Reynolds Systematically Explores Their Relationship By Analyzing Each Philosopher In Terms Of Two Important And Related Issues Embodiment And Alterity Focusing On Areas With Which They Are Not Commonly Associated E.g., Derrida On The Body And Merleau Ponty On Alterity Makes Clear That Their Work Cannot Be Adequately Characterized In A Strictly Oppositional Way Merleau Ponty And Derrida Intertwining Embodiment And Alterity Proposes The Possibility Of A Merleau Ponty Inspired Philosophy That Does Not So Avowedly Seek To Extricate Itself From Phenomenology, But That Also Cannot Easily Be Dismissed As Simply Another Instantiation Of The Metaphysics Of Presence Reynolds Argues That There Are Salient Ethicopolitical Reasons For Choosing An Alternative That Accords Greater Attention To Our Embodied Situation As The First Full Leng Terrific introduction to these two thinkers Some of my notes Both Derrida and Merleau Ponty attack metaphysics that propose a pure, ideal presence that is then corrupted by language and culture and whatever else They reject the existence of this unattainable ideal place and the duality between the corrupted and the uncorrupted parts of existence.This could be called a phenomenological reduction.Despite our inability to form a thesis about it, MP points out that there is a lived certitude to Terrific introduction to these two thinkers Some of my notes Both Derrida and Merleau Ponty attack metaphysics that propose a pure, ideal presence that is then corrupted by language and culture and whatever else They reject the existence of this unattainable ideal place and the duality between the corrupted and the uncorrupted parts of existence.This could be called a phenomenological reduction.Despite our inability to form a thesis about it, MP points out that there is a lived certitude to life The willingness to predict the future with confidence is often confused with competence at predicting the future To prevent the tragedies that usually accompany messianic predictions of the future killing for the sake of progress , Derrida is careful to
This book provides a very reasonable discussion of one of the most read Few reasonable phenomenologists Merleau Ponty Reynolds passion for M P is obvious, and it comes through to the reader, making it a great and informative read Once again, I didn t finis
i need to readderrida to accurately judge this work, though i have probably read enough merleau ponty i remain a convinced m p phenomenologist however interesting is deconstruction it is interesting. I love this book

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  • Hardcover
  • 208 pages
  • Merleau-Ponty and Derrida
  • Jack Reynolds
  • English
  • 26 January 2018
  • 0821415921