By Keith Whitmoyer
Merleau-Ponty articulates this philosophy opposed to the backdrop of what he calls "cruel thought”, a method of reflecting that seeks solution through restricting, circumscribing, and arresting its item. against this, the philosophy of ontological lateness seeks no such finality-no apocalypsis or unveiling-but is characterised through its skill to just accept the veiling of being and its personal constitutive loss of punctuality. To this volume, his considering inaugurates a brand new relation to the changing into of feel that overcomes merciless proposal. Merleau-Ponty's paintings offers voice to a knowledge of dispossession that enables for the withdrawal of being.
Never ahead of has a person engaged with the subject matter of Merleau-Ponty's personal knowing of philosophy in this type of sustained method as Whitmoyer does during this volume.
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The Philosophy of Ontological Lateness: Merleau-Ponty and the Tasks of Thinking (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy) by Keith Whitmoyer