By Rajiv Kaushik
Art, Language and determine in Merleau-Ponty takes up the unconventional activity of the figured philosophy to render brilliant and linguistic areas ahead of the concept in their separation. Kaushik situates Merleau-Ponty's criticisms of Saussure's linguistic process, in addition to a extra basic repudiation of the act of inscribing in favour of an abstracted textual that means, during this context. Following the artists most vital to Merleau-Ponty's personal writings on paintings, reminiscent of Paul Klee and his fascination with hieroglyphics, and increasing those analyses to newer twenty first Century artists corresponding to Cy Twombly, Kaushik takes an expedition into the locations the place paintings and language, photo and textual content, drawing and writing, determine and discourse, are interlaced in Merleau-Ponty's final ontology. In view of those intersections, Kaushik finally argues, the murals supplies us the areas the place the probabilities of philosophy, either prior and destiny, live. because the first sustained remedy into the connection among paintings and language, this can be a tremendous contribution to Meleau-Ponty's philosophy and students of aesthetics.
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Art, Language and Figure in Merleau-Ponty: Excursions in Hyper-Dialectic (Bloomsbury Studies in Philosophy) by Rajiv Kaushik