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Book: Spell Of The Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World by David Abram ;
Read the Second chapter in Spell of the Sensuous, pages 31-72. I also recommend you listen to or read the interview provided, and watch one of the short phenomenology videos. Answer the questions below.
How does Abram describe phenomenology? What does it have to do with his general argument?
What is meant by thinking of perception as inherently “reciprocal” or participatory?
Is phenomenology a rejection of science? Why or why not?
What is the difference between the philosophies of Husserl and Merleau-Ponty?
Abram Interview: https://emergencemagazine.org/interview/the-ecology-of-perception/ ;
Phenomenology video 1: https://youtu.be/d5geMLe5tbM ;
Phenomenology video 2: https://youtu.be/JFj8kWm_N-Y ;
The in-text citations and the reference list are NOT needed.