Автор: Serres, Michel Название: Variations on the body ISBN: 1937561062 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781937561062 Издательство: Marston Book Services Рейтинг: Цена: 3071 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: World-renowned philosopher, Michel Serres writes a text in praise of the body and movement, in praise of teachers of physical education, coaches, mountain guides, athletes, dancers, mimes, clowns, artisans, and artists. This work describes the variations, the admirable metamorphoses that the body can accomplish. While animals lack such a variety of gestures, postures, and movements, the fluidity of the human body mimics the leisure of living beings and things; what's more, it creates signs. Already here, within its movements and metamorphoses, the mind is born. The five senses are not the only source of knowledge: it emerges, in large part, from the imitations the plasticity of the body allows. In it, with it, by it knowledge begins.
Описание: This book is an English-language translation of a bestselling book in France that explores the relationship between humans and new technologies.
Автор: Serres Michel Название: Biogea ISBN: 1937561089 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781937561086 Издательство: Marston Book Services Рейтинг: Цена: 3071 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Biogea is a mixture of poetry, philosophy, science, and biography exemplary of the style that has made Michel Serres one of the most extraordinary thinkers of his age. His philosophical and poetic inquiry sings in praise of earth and life, what he names singularly as Biogea. In these times when species are disappearing, when catastrophic events such as earthquakes and tsunamis impale the earth, Serres wonders if anyone "worries about the death pangs of the rivers."And for Serres, one can ask the same question of philosophy as the humanities increasingly find themselves in need of defenders. Today, all living organisms discover themselves part of this Biogea. "Today we have other neighbors, constituents of the Biogea: the sea, my lover; our mother, the Earth, becomes our daughter; this beautiful breeze which inspires the spirit, a spiritual mistress; our light friends, the fresh and flowing waters."d
Автор: Serres, Karen Wright, Barnaby Claerbergen, Ernst Vegelin Van Название: Bridget riley: learning from seurat ISBN: 1909932159 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781909932159 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2154 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Our sensory relationships with the social and biological world have altered appreciably as a result of recent developments in internet and other mobile communication technologies. We now look at a screen, we touch either the screen or a keyboard in response to what we see and, somehow, an element of our sensory presence is transmitted elsewhere. It is often claimed that this change in the way we perceive the world and each other is without precedent, and is solely the result of twenty-first-century life and technologies. This book argues otherwise. The author analyses the evolving portrayals of ‘haptic’ sensations – that is, sensations that are at once tactile and visual – in the theories and prose of the writer-philosophers Georges Bataille (1897–1962), Maurice Blanchot (1907-2003) and Michel Serres (1930–). In exploring haptic perception in the works of Bataille, Blanchot and Serres, the author examines haptic theories postulated by Alois Riegl, Laura U. Marks, Mark Paterson and Jean-Luc Nancy.
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