Merleau-Ponty On Other Selves and the Human World

Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s Theory of Intersubjectivity in the Phenomenology of Perception (New York: Routledge) 2005.

“In the cultural object, I feel the close presence of others beneath a veil of anonymity. Someone uses the pipe for smoking, the spoon for eating, the bell for summon-ing, and it is through the perception of a human act and another person that the perception of a cultural world could be…