Genesis

Genesis

by Michel Serres
     
 
This English translation of Michel Serres's 1982 book Genese captures in lucid and graceful prose the startling breadth and depth of his thinking, as he probes the relations between order, disorder, knowledge, anxiety, and violence. This book is an attempt to think outside of metaphysical categories of unity or rational order and to make us hear--through both its

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This English translation of Michel Serres's 1982 book Genese captures in lucid and graceful prose the startling breadth and depth of his thinking, as he probes the relations between order, disorder, knowledge, anxiety, and violence. This book is an attempt to think outside of metaphysical categories of unity or rational order and to make us hear--through both its content and its form--the 'noise', the 'sound and the fury', that are the background of life and thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472084357
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
09/15/1997
Series:
Studies in Literature and Science Series
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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