Cosmocracy - A Hymn for the World? Reflections on Michel Serres and the Natural World

Mary Zournazi


Abstract

This essay explores Michel Serres most recent book, Biogea. In doing so, it tracks Serres philosophical trajectory and offers some ideas toward a new ecology of seeing.

Keywords

Ecology, nature, perception,

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References

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Serres. M. 2008, The Five Senses: A Philosophy of Mingled Bodies, trans. M. Sankey & P.r Cowley. Continuum, London.

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Serres. M .2012, Biogea, trans. R. Burks. Univocal, Minneapolis.

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