The Visible and the Invisible in the Interplay between Philosophy, Literature and Reality

Merleau-Ponty's categories of the visible and the invisible are investigated afresh and with originality in this penetrating collection of literary and philosophical inquiries. Going beyond the traditional and current references to the mental and the sensory, mind and body, perceptual content a...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Tymieniecka, Anna-Teresa (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2002, 2002
Edition:1st ed. 2002
Series:Analecta Husserliana, The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The Thematic Study: The Visible and the Invisible in the Dynamic Manifestation of Life
  • Section I Grasping The Hidden Sphere Of Reality
  • Symbol and Metaphor: The Search for the “Hidden Side” of Reality in ContemporaryPhilosophy
  • Beyond Intelligibility: Ciphers, Beauty, and the Glow of Being
  • Metaphoric and Metonymie Symbolism: A Development from Paul Ricoeur’s Concepts
  • Where Does Meaning Come From
  • Privileged Access and Merleau-Ponty
  • Section II The Hidden Realities In The Everyday Life-World
  • The Hidden Realities of the Everyday Life-World in Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Genet’s The Balcony
  • Phenomenology and Revolutionary Romanticism
  • The Milieu: A Chart of our Margin of Play
  • Section III From Inspiration To Expression
  • Inspiration and its Expression: The Dialectic of Sentiment in the Writings of Benjamin Constant
  • The Invisible and the Unpresentable: Barnett Newman’s Abstract Expressionism and the Aesthetics of Merleau-Ponty
  • The Visible and the Invisible: T. S. Eliot’s Little Gidding and Edmund Husserl’s Expression and Meaning
  • Gadamer’s Leveling of the Visual and the Verbal, and the “Experience of Art”
  • The Miracle of Literature: An Ethical-Aesthetical Theory of Mythopoiesis
  • Section IV The Invisible In Trace And Memory
  • Recognizing Invisibility, Revising Memory
  • Poiesis and the Withdrawal: The Garden-Motive in Henry James, Wallace Stevens, and David Mamet
  • Las Bibliotecas Invisibles
  • Section V The Play: Visible, Invisible
  • Resemblance: Play between the Visible and the Invisible
  • “Seeing Clearly in Darkness”: Blindness as Insight in Proust’s In Search of Lost Time and Gide’s Pastoral Symphony
  • The Phenomenology of Music: A Vital Source of Tagore’s Creativity