Re: Gibson / Merleau-Ponty

From: Jerry Balzano (
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 12:34:25 PST

>Joe- There is no need to posit direct contact of ideas between Meareu-Ponti
>and Gibson. Compatible or complementary intuitions occur in all sorts of
>places and sometimes get expressed when there is some common problem
>otherwise disconnected people are connected to.

Nonetheless the connection is clear and is extensively discussed in
the article by Harry Heft, "Affordances and the Body", published in
the Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 1989. FWIW

        - Jerry

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