The Spatiality of the Body Itself and Motility

  • Monika M. Langer


In the previous chapters we saw how the problems encountered by mechanistic physiology and the observations made by classical psychology prepared the way for a phenomenological description of the body. Merleau-Ponty now pursues that description with an investigation of spatiality, since ‘the primary condition of all living perception’ is spatial existence.


Body Image Objective Space Phenomenological Description Abstract Movement Objective Body 
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© Monika M. Langer 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monika M. Langer
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  1. 1.University of VictoriaCanada

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