By Jessica Wiskus

Between current and earlier, obvious and invisible, and sensation and inspiration, there's resonance—so thinker Maurice Merleau-Ponty argued and so Jessica Wiskus explores in The Rhythm of Thought. conserving the poetry of Stéphane Mallarmé, the work of Paul Cézanne, the prose of Marcel Proust, and the song of Claude Debussy less than Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenological gentle, she bargains cutting edge interpretations of a few of those artists’ masterworks, in flip articulating a brand new standpoint on Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy.
 
More than only improving Merleau-Ponty’s concept, Wiskus thinks in accordance with it. First studying those artists in terms of noncoincidence—as silence in poetry, intensity in portray, reminiscence in literature, and rhythm in music—she strikes via an array in their works of art towards a few of Merleau-Ponty’s most fun topics: our physically dating to the realm and the dynamic strategy of expression. She closes with an exam of synesthesia as an intertwining of inner and exterior geographical regions and a decision, eventually, for philosophical inquiry as a method of inventive expression. established like a bit of track itself, The Rhythm of Thought deals new contexts within which to method paintings, philosophy, and the resonance among them.

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