The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World

The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World

David Abram


David Abram attracts on resources as diversified because the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty, Balinese shamanism, Apache storytelling, and his personal event as an complete sleight-of-hand magician to bare the sophisticated dependence of human cognition at the typical surroundings. He explores the nature of notion and excavates the sensual foundations of language, which--even at its so much abstract--echoes the calls and cries of the earth. On each web page of this lyrical paintings, Abram weaves his arguments with ardour and highbrow daring.

"Long awaited, revolutionary...This ebook ponders the violent disconnection of the physique from the wildlife and what this implies approximately how we are living and die in it."--Los Angeles instances

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