Maurice Merleau-Ponty Quote

The phenomenological world is not the bringing to explicit expression of a pre-existing being, but the laying down of being. Philosophy is not the reflection of a pre-existing truth, but, like art, the act of bringing truth into being.


The Essential Writings of Merleau-Ponty (ed. 1969)

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