David Morris, A Sense of Space – now in paperback

David Morris’s book A Sense of Space, in the excellent SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy, is now available in paperback.

60983_covA phenomenological account of spatial perception in relation to the lived body.

The Sense of Space brings together space and body to show that space is a plastic environment, charged with meaning, that reflects the distinctive character of human embodiment in the full range of its moving, perceptual, emotional, expressive, developmental, and social capacities. Drawing on the philosophies of Merleau-Ponty and Bergson, as well as contemporary psychology to develop a renewed account of the moving, perceiving body, the book suggests that our sense of space ultimately reflects our ethical relations to other people and to the places we inhabit.

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