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Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Leading Thinkers | 0 comments

Maurice Merleau – Ponty (1907 – 1961)

French Philosopher – Brings the body to the forefront of philosophy, emphasising the embodied nature of human existence. Our perception of reality being coloured by our intensions – our bodily perceptions having an active dimension that is shaped by our primordial openness to the context of our existence. Revealing that our bodies shape, not only, our perception, but speech, language, sexuality and our relations with others.

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