Sanity and myth in affective space: A discussion of Merleau-ponty

Phil Forum (Boston) 14 (2):157-189 (1982)
Abstract
Three questions govern this ``phenomenological'' inquiry: (1) how are sanity and madness spatialized? (2) how do myths shape lived space? (3) how can we moderns use primitive myth-systems to restructure lived space? i contrast newtonian and einsteinian spaces with the original space of our living. i show that this 'normal' space, and the spaces of science, are structured by the egological subject and therefore reflect ego-pathology. can we use myths to schematize a more satisfying space?
Keywords Metaphysics sanity myth space
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