Series: Todd May on Merleau-Ponty #3: Learning more about Merleau-Ponty.

About this Session

OIP-7Episode 3 with VSNT philosopher Todd May left us both terribly excited and somewhat (ok tremendously!) bewildered. So – Episode 3 is structured as a Q&A where we continue our explorations into why Michael White’s choice to use ideas from Jacques Derrida (and deconstruction) as the basis for the key narrative therapy practice concept known as the Absent but Implicit is – limiting + we enter into philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty as the viable alternative. Co-hosted with Stephen Madigan, the discussion has the potential to change and expand upon the future of narrative therapy practice.


Todd May PhD

Todd on the set of the Good Place

Todd May is a faculty member and resident philosopher at the Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy. He was (until 2022) a Professor of Philosophy and is the author of seventeen philosophy books, including books on Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze. Todd continues to work as a grassroots organizer on numerous political issues, has taught philosophy in…


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  1. VSNT says:

    An amazing conversation about new philosophical interpretations that affect our practice with the Absent but Implicit. Our group of Live narrative therapists/learners are stepping towards revolutionary new learning about how we understand the meaning of our practice. Thanks so much Todd.


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