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On the Anthropology of the Visual. M. Merleau-Ponty and H. Jonas

(Original title: Esej o antropológii vizuality. M. Merleau-Ponty a H. Jonas)
Filozofia, 2008, vol. 63, No 6, pp. 480-487.
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Abstract

After having considered of several relevant problems of the visual the paper gives an outline of the anthropology of the visual, which draws from M. Merlau-Ponty and H. Jonas. In its first part the subject-object model is replaced by the conception of intertwining (entre-appartenance) of the viewer and the viewed. Then the load of things is taken off the viewed by separating forms from the reality. This gesture is performed by our sight.

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