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Maurice Merleau-Ponty

Philosopher (14-Mar-1908 — 4-May-1961)


Thomas Baldwin (editor). Reading Merleau-Ponty: On Phenomenology of Perception. Routledge. 2007. 170pp.

John F. Bannan. The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty. Harcourt, Brace & World. 1967. 273pp.

Mary Rose Barral. Merleau-Ponty: The Role of the Body-subject in Inter-personal Relations. Duquesne University Press. 1965. 297pp.

Patrick Burke; Jan van der Veken. Merleau-Ponty in Contemporary Perspectives. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1993. 202pp.

Thomas W. Busch; Shaun Gallagher (editors). Merleau-Ponty, Hermeneutics, and Postmodernism. SUNY Press. 1992. 263pp.

Taylor Carman; Mark B. N. Hansen (editors). The Cambridge Companion to Merleau-Ponty. Cambridge University Press. 2005. 396pp.

Sue L. Cataldi; William S. Hamrick. Merleau-Ponty and Environmental Philosophy: Dwelling on the Landscapes of Thought. SUNY Press. 2007. 285pp.

Diana Coole. Merleau-Ponty and Modern Politics After Anti-humanism. Rowman & Littlefield. 2007. 273pp.

Barry Cooper. Merleau-Ponty and Marxism: From Terror to Reform. University of Toronto Press. 1979. 223pp.

M. C. Dillon (editor). Ecart and Differance: Merleau-Ponty and Derrida on Seeing and Writing. Prometheus Books. 1996. 282pp.

Martin C. Dillon. Merleau-Ponty Vivant. SUNY Press. 1991. 224pp.

Rosalyn Diprose. Corporeal Generosity: On Giving with Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, and Levinas. State University of New York Press. 2002. 227pp.

Philip Michael Dwyer; Philip Dwyer. Sense and Subjectivity: A Study of Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty. E. J. Brill. 1990. 223pp.

Véronique Marion Fóti (editor). Merleau-Ponty: Difference, Materiality, Painting. Humanities Press. 1996. 201pp.

Wayne Jeffrey Froman. Merleau-Ponty: Language and the Act of Speech. Associated University Presses. 1982. 254pp.

Jerry H. Gill. Merleau-Ponty and Metaphor. Humanities Press. 1991. 164pp.

Garth Gillan (editor). The Horizons of the Flesh: Critical Perspectives on the Thought of Merleau-Ponty. Southern Illinois University Press. 1973. 208pp.

Maurice Hamington. Embodied Care: Jane Addams, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Feminist Ethics. University of Illinois Press. 2004. 181pp.

William S. Hamrick. An Existential Phenomenology of Law: Maurice Merleau-Ponty. M. Nijhoff. 1987. 246pp.

Lawrence Hass; Dorothea Olkowski (editors). Rereading Merleau-Ponty: Essays Beyond the Continental-Analytic Divide. Humanity Books. 2000. 382pp.

Lawrence Hass. Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy. Indiana University Press. 2008. 254pp.

James Hatley; Janice McLane; Christian Diehm (editors). Interrogating Ethics: Embodying the Good in Merleau-Ponty. Duquesne University Press. 2006. 386pp.

Sara Heinämaa. Toward a Phenomenology of Sexual Difference: Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Beauvoir. Rowman & Littlefield. 2003. 159pp.

Eugene Francis Kaelin. An Existentialist Aesthetic: The Theories of Sartre and Merleau-Ponty. University of Wisconsin Press. 1962. 471pp.

Sonia Kruks. Political Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty. Harvester Wheatsheaf. 1981. 152pp.

Sonia Kruks. A Study of the Political Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty. Garland. 1987. 387pp.

Richard L. Lanigan. Speaking and Semiology: Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenological Theory of Existential Communication. Walter de Gruyter. 1991. 257pp.

François Lapointe; Claire Lapointe. Maurice Merleau-Ponty and His Critics: An International Bibliography, 1942-1976: Preceded by a Bibliography of Merleau-Ponty's Writings. Garland. 1976. 169pp.

Leonard Lawlor. Merleau-Ponty. Mimesis. 2005. 394pp.

Douglas Beck Low. The Existential Dialectic of Marx and Merleau-Ponty. P. Lang. 1987. 252pp.

Christopher E. Macann. Four Phenomenological Philosophers: Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty. Routledge. 1993. 221pp.

Eric Matthews. Merleau-Ponty: A Guide for the Perplexed. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2006. 160pp.

Eric Matthews. The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty. McGill-Queen's Press. 2002. 186pp.

Mark Muldoon. Tricks of Time: Bergson, Merleau-Ponty and Ricoeur in Search of Time, Self and Meaning. Duquesne University Press. 2006. 299pp.

Joan Nordquist. Maurice Merleau-Ponty: A Bibliography. Reference and Research Services. 2000. 64pp.

John O'Neill. Perception, Expression, and History: The Social Phenomenology of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Northwestern University Press. 1970. 101pp.

Dorothea Olkowski; James Morley. Merleau-Ponty: Interiority and Exteriority, Psychic Life and the World. SUNY Press. 1999. 283pp.

Dorothea Olkowski; Gail Weiss (editors). Feminist Interpretations of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Penn State Press. 2006. 290pp.

Henry Pietersma (editor). Merleau-Ponty: Critical Essays. University Press of America. 1990. 300pp.

Stephen Priest. Merleau-Ponty. Routledge. 1998. 308pp.

Albert Rabil. Merleau-Ponty: Existentialist of the Social World. Columbia University Press. 1967. 331pp.

Jack Reynolds. Merleau-Ponty and Derrida: Intertwining Embodiment and Alterity. Ohio University Press. 2004. 233pp.

Sandra B. Rosenthal; Patrick L. Bourgeois. Mead and Merleau-Ponty: Toward a Common Vision. SUNY Press. 1991. 231pp.

John Sallis (editor). Merleau-Ponty: Perception, Structure, Language: A Collection of Essays. Humanities Press. 1981. 173pp.

James Schmidt. Maurice Merleau-Ponty: Between Phenomenology and Structuralism. St. Martin's Press. 1985. 214pp.

Laurie Spurling. Phenomenology and the Social World: The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty and Its Relation to the Social Sciences. Routledge and K. Paul. 1977. 223pp.

Jon Bartley Stewart (editor). The Debate Between Sartre and Merleau-Ponty. Northwestern University Press. 1998. 634pp.

Ted Toadvine (editor). Merleau-Ponty: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers. Routledge. 2006.

Cathryn Vasseleu. Textures of Light: Vision and Touch in Irigaray, Levinas, and Merleau-Ponty. Routledge. 1998. 157pp.

Kerry H. Whiteside. Merleau-Ponty and the Foundation of an Existential Politics. Princeton University Press. 1988. 339pp.


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  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1005)

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.508)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.474)

  8. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.979-82)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.675)

  10. One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers (pp.133-35)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.341)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.346)

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