Susan Bredlau

Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Philosophy

Office: Bowden Hall 314

Phone: 404.727.4108

Fax: 404.712.9425


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy

Emory University
561 S. Kilgo Circle

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • PhD, Stony Brook University, 2006


Merleau-Ponty and Phenomenology

19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy

Philosophical Psychology



The Other in Perception: A Phenomenological Account of Our Experience of Other Persons (SUNY Press, In Press)

Selected Articles:

(2017) “Perceiving Through Another: Incorporation and the Child Perceiver.” The Development of Perception in Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology. Eds. John Russon and Kirsten Jacobson. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 81-98.

(2016) “On Perception and Trust: Merleau-Ponty and the Emotional Significance of Our Relations with Others.” Continental Philosophy Review. DOI 10.1007/s11007-016-9367-3

(2016) “Husserl's ‘Pairing’ Relation and the Role of Others in Infant Perception.” Journal of Consciousness Studies. 23.3-4: 8-30

(2016) “An Organism of Words: Merleau-Ponty on Embodiment, Language and Literature. ”Phenomenology and the Arts. Eds. Licia Carlson and Peter Costello. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield. 165-175.

Book Cover:

other in perception