Phenomenology and the Social World
The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty and Its Relation to the Social Sciences
|Series title:||Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $140.00|
| Book Description: |
The term 'phenomenology' has become almost as over-used and emptied of meaning as that other word from Continental Philosophy, namely 'existentialism'. Yet Husserl, who first put forward the phenomenological method, considered it a rigorous alternative to positivism, and in the hands of Merleau-Ponty, a disciple of Husserl in France, phenomenology became a way of gaining a disciplined and coherent perspective on the world in which we live.
When this study originally published...