The phenomenon of perception in Aristotle and merleau-ponty

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All rights reserved. The article provides a comparative study of the problem of perception in Aristotle and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, taking into account the anthropological context that frames their proposals. It establishes their possible points of convergence and their main differences. The study also pays special attention to the link between the sensoryperceptual act and movement, as well as to the problem of perceptual consciousness and the issue of the actuality common to the sentient and sensible aspects.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)13-47
Number of pages35
JournalIdeas y Valores
Issue number166
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018


  • Aristotle
  • M. Merleau-Ponty
  • Movement
  • Perception
  • Perceptual consciousness

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