Time, Memory, Institution: Merleau-Ponty's New Ontology of Self

2015.11.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Morris and Kym Maclaren (eds.), Time, Memory, Institution: Merleau-Ponty's New Ontology of Self, Ohio University Press,
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2015.11.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Morris and Kym Maclaren (eds.), Time, Memory, Institution: Merleau-Ponty's New Ontology of Self, Ohio University Press, 2015, 279pp., $80.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780821421086. Reviewed by Frank Chouraqui, Leiden University Merleau-Ponty scholarship is a notably active subfield of continental (and increasingly, not-so-continental) philosophy, and the International Merleau-Ponty Circle is the most important institutional framework for this vibrancy. This volume is largely composed of essays presented at the 2008 meeting of the Circle. In spite of broad discrepancies in philosophical standards, the speculative dimension of these contributions powerfully illustrates how Merleau-Ponty commentary is not only a subject for the history of philosophy but also truly a philosophical endeavour in its own right. The volume’s character is largely determined by contextual factors, the Conference of 2008, the environment of. . .

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