The International Merleau-Ponty Circle and Chiasmi International are mounting a project to solicit and curate a series of video broadcasts about this book, from around the world. The Phenomenology of Perception Around the World: A 75th Anniversary Broadcast Series is meant to echo Merleau-Ponty’s own 1948 radio broadcasts about philosophy, dedicated to the topic of the world as revealed by phenomenology, and transcribed in Causeries 1948 and translated in The World of Perception. The series videos are available on Vimeo here.
Moral Horizons of Pain, the tenth philosophy video in the series on Phenomenology of Perception Around the World, is ready to launch! The launch features the video’s world premiere, followed by a discussion with the makers of the film, Santanu Dutta, Ariel Ducey, Martina Kelly, Pratim Sengupta (Canada). The discussion will be hosted by David Morris (Canada). This will be followed by a question and answer session with attendees. The launch is via a Zoom meeting, on 23 September, 13:00h-14:30h EST (Montreal). It is free but requires registration.
Moral Horizons of Pain offers a critical phenomenological re-orientation of medical diagnosis and caring for pain. Drawing upon Merleau-Ponty’s notions of first and second order perceptions and Ahmed’s notion of orientations, the team of interdisciplinary scholars in sociology, learning sciences and medicine reveal hidden moral undertones underpinning technoscientific practices in medicine.