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Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1124)

Interests
Philosophy
Profession
Philosopher
Nationality
French
Born
1908, Rochefort-Sur-mer, France
Died
1961, France
Short Biography
Maurice Merleau-Ponty (French: [mɔʁis mɛʁlopɔ̃ti]; 14 March 1908 – 3 May 1961) was a French phenomenological philosopher, strongly influenced by Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger. The constitution of meaning in human experience was his main interest ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ecole Normale Superieur, 1926-30
  • Agregation, 1931
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor, Lyon, Sorbonne, College de France
  • Teacher before the World War II
  • French Army during the war
  • Co-Editor with Sartre and de Beauvoir of Les Temps Modernes
Principal Publications
  • 1942 La Structure du comportement. PUF.
  • 1945 Phenomenologie de la perception. NRF Gallimard.
  • 1947 Humanisme et terreur. Gallimard.
  • 1948 Sens et non-sens. Nagel.
  • 1953 Eloge de la philosophie. NRF Gallimard.
  • 1955 Les Aventures de la dialectique. Gallimard.
  • 1960 Signes. NRF Gallimard.