Lived body and environment

Research in Phenomenology 16 (1):139-170 (1986)
Merleau-Ponty developed a phenomenology of the body that promoted a non-dualistic account of human existence. In this paper I intend to develop Merleau-Ponty's analysis further by questioning his account of the body on the issues of body perception, and the body's relation to its environment. To clarify these issues I draw from both the phenomenological tradition and recent psychological investigations.
Keywords Metaphysics consciousness body ambiguity presence
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DOI 10.1163/156916486X00103
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