Merleau-Ponty on the Body

“One can say that we perceive the things themselves, that we are the world that thinks itself or that the world is at the heart of our flesh. In any case, once a body-world relationship is recognized, there is a ramification of my body and a ramification of the world and a correspondence between its inside and my outside, between my inside and its outside.”

-Maurice Merleau-Ponty, The Visible and the Invisible

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Posted on September 18, 2012, in Quotes and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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