An Existential Phenomenology of Law: Maurice Merleau-Ponty by William S. Hamrick

By William S. Hamrick

the next pages try and boost the most outlines of an existential phenomenology of legislations in the context of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phe­ nomenology of the social international. In so doing, the essay addresses the fairly slim scholarly query, If Merleau-Ponty had written a phenomenology of legislation, what wouldn't it have seemed like? yet this scholarly firm, even supposing impeccable in itself, can be transcended by means of a extra advanced hindrance for a truly diverse type of query. specifically, if Merleau-Ponty's phenomenological descriptions of the social international are correct-as i think they principally are-then what are the philosophical results for an enough figuring out of legislations? this type of venture may possibly celebration a undeniable shock among observers of the modern philosophical panorama, a minimum of in what matters the terrain of continental notion, and for 2 varied purposes. the 1st is that, even supposing curiosity in Merleau-Ponty's paintings continues to be robust within the· usa and will­ ada, his philosophical status in his personal state has been mostly eclipsed! via that of, first, his friend/estranged acquaintance, Jean-Paul Sartre; by means of numerous Marxist philosophies and significant social theories; and at last by means of these doing her­ meneutics of language. for my part, present forget of Merleau-Ponty's notion in France is so much regrettable.

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