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Ambiguity and the Absolute
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Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

Frank Chouraqui

Abstract

This book seeks to elucidate Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty’s treatments of the question of truth by using each of their philosophies to shed light on the other. For both philosophers, the question of truth arises from the fact that even though truth is an illusion, it remains a meaningful concept. What authentic experience is truth an inauthentic expression of? By following the trajectory of this question in both authors’ works, this book demonstrates how this question structures both their philosophies and how its answer constitutes the systematic and intrinsic link between them: the concept of ... More

Keywords: Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Truth, Ontology, Difference, Falsification, Intentionality, History

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780823254118
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823254118.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frank Chouraqui, author
Koc University, Istanbul