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A clear and detailed comprehension of the most salient ideas from the Phenomenology of Perception, in particular those from the Introduction and Part One. An ability to relate these ideas to the philosophical traditions of empiricism and intellectualism that they develop on and criticise. An understanding of the shortcomings and of the strengths and contemporary relevance of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy of the embodied perceiver, with particular reference to perception in action and enactivism.Indicative Module Content:
The phenomenological reduction; act and operative intentionality; signitive or empty intending and intuitive fulfilment; static and genetic phenomenology; empiricism, intellectualism and objective thought; the body in objective tought; the body as lived; touching and being touched; body and thing in space; the I can and the will; the body schema; the habitual body; schematic excorporation and incorporation; motor intentionality; motor transpositions; the other as emobided, expressive and engaged.
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|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Meeting with student to discuss term paper topic, reading and content prior to submission, feedback to student after grading of said paper.