Parasite

ISBN-10: 0816648816
ISBN-13: 9780816648818
Edition: 2007
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Description: Influential philosopher Michel Serresrsquo;s foundational work uses fable to explore how human relations are identical to that of the parasite to the host body. Among Serresrsquo;s arguments is that by being pests, minor groups can become major  More...

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 5/25/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Influential philosopher Michel Serresrsquo;s foundational work uses fable to explore how human relations are identical to that of the parasite to the host body. Among Serresrsquo;s arguments is that by being pests, minor groups can become major players in public dialogue-creating diversity and complexity vital to human life and thought. nbsp; Michel Serres is professor in history of science at the Sorbonne, professor of Romance languages at Stanford University, and author of several books, includingGenesis. nbsp; Lawrence R. Schehr is professor of French at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. nbsp; Cary Wolfe is Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University. His books includeZoontologies: The Question of the Animal(Minnesota, 2003).

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Acad�mie Fran�aise. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses (Grasset/Continuum), Genesis (Grasset/U. of Michigan Press), and Biog�e (Le Pommier/Univocal Press).

Branka Arsi is associate professor of American literature at the University at Albany, SUNY. Cary Wolfe is Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University. Stanley Cavell is the Walter M. Cabot Professor Emeritus of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University.Cary Wolfe is chair and the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor in the Department of English at Rice University. His books include What Is Posthumanism?

Translator's Preface
Translator's Introduction
Introduction to the New Edition Bring the Noise: The Parasite and the Multiple Genealogies of Posthumanism
Interrupted Meals
Logics
Rats' Meals
Cascades
Satyrs' Meals
Host/Guest
Diminishing Returns
The Obscure and the Confused
Decisions, Indecisions
The Excluded Third, Included
The Lion's Share
The Simple Arrow
Athlete's Meals
Difference and the Construction of the Real
Picaresques and Cybernetics
The New Balance
Pentecost
More Interrupted Meals
Technique, Work
Rats' Dinner
Diode, Triode
Logic of the Fuzzy
The Master and the Counter-Master
More Rats' Meals
Machines and Engines
The Means, the Milieu
Spaces of Transformation
Lunar Meals
Meals of the Lord in Paradise
Work
Insects' Meals
Energy, Information
The Gods, the Perpetual Host
Interlude Full-Length Portrait of the Parasite
Confessed Meals
Jean-Jacques, Lawmaker's Judge
Noises
Music
Fat Cows and Lean Cows
Economy
Salad Meals
Stercoral Origin of Property Rights
Meals of Satire
Exchange of Money, the Exact and the Fuzzy
Meals among Brothers
Theory of the Joker
Meals of Chestnuts
The Sun and the Sign
The Cows Come out of the River
Stocks
Cows Eat Cows
Theory of the Line
The Best Definition
Of Sickness in General
Midnight Suppers
Society
Impostors' Meals
Analyze, Paralyze, Catalyze
The Proper Name of the Host
Masters and Slaves
Theory of the Quasi-Object 224
The Empty Table
On Love
The Devil
On Love
The Worst Definition
Stories, Animals

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