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Ambiguity and the AbsoluteNietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth$
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Frank Chouraqui

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780823254118

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823254118.001.0001

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Merleau-Ponty’s “Soft” Ontology of Truth as Falsification

Merleau-Ponty’s “Soft” Ontology of Truth as Falsification

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(p.174) 6 Merleau-Ponty’s “Soft” Ontology of Truth as Falsification
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Ambiguity and the Absolute
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Frank Chouraqui

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823254118.003.0008

This chapter follows the ultimate consequences of Merleau-Ponty’s later ontology in which Being becomes the name of a falsifying force that operates through the time of history by way of the time of predication. This results in a thesis strictly parallel to Nietzsche’s final view, in which Merleau-Ponty comes to regard Being as a process by which self-differentiation falsifies itself by presenting itself as self-identity. “Truth” is the name of the resulting illusion.

Keywords:   History, Horizonality, Self-differentiation, Openness

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