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    Symposium 25 (1): 1-18. 2021.
    As a descriptive philosophy, it might seem that the ethical nowhere has its place in phenomenology. And yet, phenomenology is every-where shot through with normative concerns. This section includes articles from the 2018 conference Toward a Phenomenological Ethics, where two themes emerged regarding the elusive place of the ethical in phenomenology: first, research demonstrates that early phenomenology was indeed oriented by the ethical; second, Critical Phenomenology examines ethical questions …Read more
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    I can” and “I speak
    Chiasmi International 19 273-284. 2017.
    Although Merleau-Ponty and Blanchot both seek to undermine the classical subject of philosophical discourse as embodied in the self-transparent “I think,” their methodologies appear to be worlds apart. In his early work, Merleau-Ponty is engaged in a phenomenological rethinking of subjectivity via an elaboration of Husserl’s “I can,” whereas Blanchot seems to defer all subjectivity in his nomadic exploration of the space between literature, criticism, and theory. Rather than seeking to avoid thi…Read more
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    Le sujet de la sensation et le sujet résonant
    Chiasmi International 19 143-162. 2017.
    Pour Merleau-Ponty et Nancy, le sujet et son monde co-naissent ensemble dans le mouvement paradoxal du sentir. Dans cette perspective, le sentir serait alors un point de départ privilégié afin de déconstruire les théories classiques de la subjectivité et pour construire une nouvelle compréhension décentrée du sujet. Même si ces deux philosophes divergent sur la question du sujet, il est possible de les rapprocher sur la question du sentir et en particulier à propos de l’expérience de l’écoute. D…Read more
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    Lancer comme une fille
    with Iris Marion Young
    Symposium 21 (2): 19-43. 2017.
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    Symposium 21 (2): 1-9. 2017.
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    Symposium 21 (2): 10-18. 2017.
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    Mot de présentation du dossier spécial intitulé "Bergson et Deleuze sur L’évolution créatrice"
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    Expressive Bodies
    Research in Phenomenology 45 (3): 369-385. 2015.
    _ Source: _Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 369 - 385 In “The Vestige of Art,” Jean-Luc Nancy argues that art is neither representation nor inscription, but rather _exscription_. The figure is the vestige of an expressive gesture; it represents neither a separable idea nor the one who traced it but, rather _exscribes_ their presence and their world in the event of expression. As such, Nancy’s aesthetics in _The Muses_ deploys a certain logic of expression best understood in the tradition of Merleau-Pontia…Read more
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    Spielraum, phenomenology, and the art of virtue: hints of an ‘embodied’ ethics in Kant
    International Journal of Philosophical Studies 24 (2): 234-251. 2016.
    Although the suggestion that Kant offers a significant contribution to Virtue Ethics might be a surprising one, in The Metaphysics of Morals Kant makes virtue central to his ethics. In this paper, I introduce a Merleau-Pontian phenomenological perspective into the ongoing study of the convergence between Kant and Virtue Ethics, and argue that such a perspective promises to illuminate the continuity of Kant’s thought through an emphasis on the implicit structure of moral experience, revealing the…Read more
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    Two key themes structure the work of French philosopher of science Gilbert Simondon: the processes of individuation and the nature of technical objects. Moreover, these two themes are also at the heart of contemporary debates within Ethics and Bioethics. Indeed, the question of the individual is a key concern in both Virtue Ethics and Feminist Ethics of Care, while the hyper-technical reality of the present stage of medical technology is a key reason for both the urgency for and the success of t…Read more
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    Phenomenology, Ontology, and the Arts: Reading Jessica Wiskus’s The Rhythm of Thought
    with Kathleen Hulley
    Areté. Revista de Filosofía 28 (1): 193-201. 2016.
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    Expressive Body, Exscriptive Corpus
    Chiasmi International 9 237-256. 2007.
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    The Merleau-Ponty Dictionary
    Bloomsbury Academic. 2013.
    Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908-1961) is one of the central figures of 20th-century Continental philosophy, and his work has been hugely influential in a wide range of fields. His writings engage in the study of perception, language, politics, aesthetics, history and ontology, and represent a rich and complex network of exciting ideas. The Merleau-Ponty Dictionary provides the reader and student of Merleau-Ponty with all the tools necessary to engage with this key thinker: a comprehensive A to Z tha…Read more
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    Phenomenology, Ontology, and the Arts: Reading Jessica Wiskus’s The Rhythm of Thought (review)
    with Kathleen Hulley
    Chiasmi International 16 351-359. 2014.
    Jessica Wiskus’s book The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music is a fascinating study of Merleau-Ponty’s late philosophy inrelation to the artistic expression of Mallarmé, Cézanne, Proust, and Debussy. By invoking examples from across the arts and citations from across Merleau-Ponty’soeuvre, Wiskus provides us with a style for reading some of Merleau-Ponty’s difficult late concepts, including noncoincidence, institution, essence, and transcendence.In this review, we explore some of the …Read more
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    Riassunto: Corpo espressivo, corpus escrittivo
    Chiasmi International 9 257-257. 2007.
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    This Phenomenological Patchwork (review)
    International Journal of Philosophical Studies 20 (4): 565-578. 2012.
    A Critical Notice of "The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology," Edited by Sebastian Luft and Søren Overgaard.
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    Winner of the 2014 Edward Goodwin Ballard Award for an Outstanding Book in Phenomenology, awarded by the Center for Advance Research in Phenomenology. Merleau-Ponty and the Paradoxes of Expression offers a comprehensive reading of the philosophical work of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, a central figure in 20th-century continental philosophy. By establishing that the paradoxical logic of expression is Merleau-Ponty's fundamental philosophical gesture, this book ties together his diverse work on percept…Read more
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    Expression and Speaking-With in the Work of Luce Irigaray
    In Luce Irigaray & Mary Green (eds.), Luce Irigaray: Teaching, Continuum. pp. 169-180. 2008.
    Although Luce Irigaray is critical of Merleau-Ponty's late work, I argue in this chapter that her approach to speaking-with suggests an important affinity with Merleau-Ponty's early account of expression.
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    Résumé: Corps expressif, corpus exscriptif
    Chiasmi International 9 256-256. 2007.