Motivation and the Primacy of Perception

Motivation and the Primacy of Perception

Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Knowledge

Series in Continental Thought

by Peter Antich

Published by: Ohio University Press

284 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 mm

  • ISBN: 9780821424322
  • Published: January 2021


Bridging phenomenology, philosophy of mind, and epistemology, Peter Antich asserts that the latter has long been hampered by an inadequate phenomenology of knowledge. However, a careful description of Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenon of motivation can offer compelling new ways to think about knowledge and longstanding epistemological questions.