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Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

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2017.09.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Komarine Romdenh-Romluc (ed.), Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty, Routledge, 2017, 178pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780415625128.   Reviewed by Jack Reynolds, Deakin University Few would dispute that two of the great philosophers of the twentieth century were Ludwig Wittgenstein and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, despite their lives both being cut short. In this new edited collection, we are presented with eight quality papers that grapple with their philosophical relations, touching indirectly on issues relating to the analytic and continental/phenomenological movements that they have both been associated with. They address a wide variety of topics, including Gestalt psychology, expression, "mind-reading" and perception of other people, social and political philosophy (conservative or otherwise), solipsism and the first-person perspective, painting and vision, linguistic and perceptual indeterminacy, naturalism, and. . .

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