The Five Senses: A Philosophy of Mingled Bodies (Bloomsbury by Michel Serres

By Michel Serres

Marginalized by means of the clinical age the teachings of the senses were overtaken through the dominance of language and the knowledge revolution. With The 5 Senses Serres lines a topology of human notion, writing opposed to the Cartesian culture and in compliment of empiricism, he demonstrates many times, and lyrically, the sterility of platforms of data divorced from physically adventure. the delicate empirical international, lengthy proof against our makes an attempt to include and catalog it, is disappearing underneath the relentless accumulations of overdue capitalist society and data know-how. info has changed sensory excitement, we're much less attracted to the style of a good wine than within the description at the bottle's label. What are we, and what can we quite recognize, once we have forgotten that our senses can describe a style extra safely than language ever might?

The e-book received the inaugural Prix Médicis Essai in 1985. The Revelations variation comprises an advent through Steven Connor.

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