Phenomenology of Perception

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  • A Study On Phenomenology Of Perception

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    justify this unorthodox design, it should be noted that phenomenology is used to investigate not only experiences, but also the essence of such through one 's perception of a phenomenon. This philosophical branch of phenomenology is founded on Maurice Merleau-Ponty 's phenomenology of perception (Merleau-Ponty & Thomas, 2004). Merleau-Ponty 's philosophical stance poses that understanding the lived experience is achieved by exploring one 's perception of a phenomenon (Thomas, 2005). The focus group interview

  • What Is The Evolution Of Ren� DescartesHistorical And Aristotelianism?

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    , the notion of a "universal subject" that is abstracted from particular conditions, cultural and historical conditions and most notably a representational model of perception. This representative model of perception is most notably exemplified in the "wax analogy" in which Descartes attempts to root out the very nature of perception itself. It can be said that the current philosophical, scientific and even political discourses have their origin in a variation of this form of representation, even

  • Essay Understanding Phenomenology

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    This essay will refer only to the three texts given here: M.M.P - Maurice Merleau-Ponty, The Primacy of Perception and Its Philosophical Consequences E.H - Edmund Husserl, Pure Phenomenology, Its Method, and Its Field of Investigation M.H - Martin Heidegger, The Fundamental Discoveries of Phenomenology, Its Principle, and the Clarification of Its Name Pure phenomenology takes as given the existence of an intersubjective world(1), ("the totality of perceptible things and the thing of all

  • Essay Introduction to Phenomenology

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    The question of what phenomenology is and what it does seems to be a relatively straight-forward question with a rather complex answer. In his Introduction to Phenomenology, Robert Sokolowski states that "phenomenology offers the pleasure of philosophy for those who wish to enjoy it" (15). This is a very fundamental and basic sentence, but nonetheless extremely important in the philosophy of phenomenology. In order to truly understand the importance of this simple sentence however, one must first

  • `` Architecture And The Crisis Of Modern Science ``

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    Gomez, Peter Zumthor, and Steven Holl emphasize on the phenomenology in their design processes. Their compositions and beliefs are evidences of the power of phenomenon. In addition, they argue that the sensory experience between the architectural object and the audience of it should be complimentary. These designers are famous for reviving the emotion evoking spaces through expression of light and shadow, material, and intimate human perception. The manifestation of this theory will be discussed further

  • Merleau Ponty Advocates That People Get The Essence Through Our Bodies

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    Merleau-Ponty advocates that people get the essence through our bodies. The “body” means “an expressive mode of belonging the world through our perception, gesture, sexuality, and speech.” (Kearney, 1986; pp. 73). In other words, people cannot separate themselves from their perception of the world because it is the essential background of the experience. Different from Husserl’s reduction method to eliminate the embodied relationship to the world; Merleau-Ponty emphasizes the key idea of “ embodied

  • Cézanne's Doubt Essay

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    central tenet of Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology – and which he began to explore in Phenomenology of the Visual Arts (even the frame) is drawn to a less perceptual and more philosophical conclusion in The Phenomenology of Modern Art: Exploding Deleuze, Illuminating Style (2012). In Phenomenology of the Visual Arts (even the frame), Crowther (2009, 74) identified how the physical embodiment of the lived body is the basis of our most fundamental

  • Phenomenology Is The Study Of Phenomena Essay

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    In its most simplistic form, phenomenology is the study of phenomena. In other words, phenomenology focuses on the appearance of things as they appear in our individual experience, and even the ways in which we experience particular things (Aspers 2009). Phenomenological methods incorporate the subjective view of experience, i.e. the first-person point of view. Humans are described as conscious thinking beings and phenomenology argues that the only way we can confirm the existence of a phenomenon

  • Example Of Interpretative Phenomenology

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    research, and will be followed by introducing phenomenology in general and it´s different approaches. Then, the key and the broad characteristics of IPA will be explained and brief overview of data collection methods and analysis will be introduce. Finally justification of the methodology and conclusions will be made. My qualitative research question of IPA is “How do people make sense of their life with chronic neck pain after

  • Openness Model

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    This model indicated that the subjective awareness of the environment outside the focal attention is not a result of phenomenology overflowing access, but other types of attention leads to such awareness. Focal attention will result in perception of stimulus with high resolution while other types of attention such as the distributed attention will lead to lower resolution perceptions (Chong, S.C and Treisman, A, 2003). Hence, the model argued that the awareness of the surrounding environment is a

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