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Institution and passivity
Maurice Merleau-Ponty

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Institution and passivity
course notes from the Collège de France (1954-1955)
Maurice Merleau-Ponty ; foreword by Claude Lefort ; text established by Dominique Darmaillacq, Claude Lefort, and Stéphanie Ménasé ; translated from the French by Leonard Lawlor and Heath Massey

Published 2010 by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Institution in personal and public history. Introduction
Institution and life
Institution of a feeling
The institution of a work of art
Institution of a domain of knowledge
The field of culture
Historical institution: particularity and universality
Summary for Thursday's course: institution in personal and public history
The problem of passivity: sleep, the unconscious, memory. Philosophy and the phenomenon of passivity
For an ontology of the perceived world
Perceptual consciousness and imagining consciousness
The Freudian unconscious
Delusions: gradiva
The case of Dora
The problem of memory
Appendix: three notes on the Freudian unconscious
Summary for Monday's course: the problem of passivity: sleep, the unconscious, memory.

Edition Notes

"Originally published in French as L'Institution-La Passivité: Notes de cours au Collège de France (1954-1955) (Paris: Editions Belin, 2003)."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Northwestern University studies in phenomenology and existential philosophy, Northwestern University studies in phenomenology & existential philosophy


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
B2430.M3763 I5813 2010

The Physical Object

xxxvi, 276 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
0810126885, 0810126893, 40018010624
9780810126886, 9780810126893
LC Control Number

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