9781474263641

Eyes

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  • ISBN13:

    9781474263641

  • ISBN10:

    147426364X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/31/2015
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Summary

Eyes pioneers a radical philosophy that interrogates ways of seeing, thinking and knowing. In this exploratory text, Michel Serres explores the capacities of eyes: how do we see? What is seeing, or being seen? Can we imagine the sight of non-human eyes, and how does this change our perception of the world and ourselves?


Produced in full colour, this visually stunning work creatively interweaves the writing with the images themselves resulting in a truly philosophical art book. In short poetic texts, Michel Serres invites us to enter rather than to leave Plato's cave: in this space the visionary philosopher comes into his own, in the half-light of a 'universe studded with eyes'.

Author Biography

Michel Serres is Professor of the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. He is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses (Bloomsbury) and Statues (Bloomsbury).

Table of Contents

Introduction Jill Bennett and Mary Zournazi, series editors Thinking in the World
1. To See and be Seen
2. Stone Eyes
3. Sea Eyes
4. Glass Eyes
5. Beach Eyes
6. Animal Eyes
7. Literary Eyes
8. Stage Eyes
9. Suffering Eyes
10.Rejoycing eyes
11.Mother's Eyes
12. Head Eyes
13. Fire of eyes, Fire of God

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