By Michel Serres,Randolph Burks
World-renowned thinker, Michel Serres writes a textual content in compliment of the physique and circulate, in compliment of lecturers of actual schooling, coaches, mountain courses, athletes, dancers, mimes, clowns, artisans, and artists. This paintings describes the diversities, the admirable metamorphoses that the physique can accomplish. whereas animals lack this type of number of gestures, postures, and routine, the fluidity of the human physique mimics the rest of residing beings and issues; what’s extra, it creates symptoms. Already right here, inside of its routine and metamorphoses, the brain is born. The 5 senses aren't the single resource of information: it emerges, largely, from the imitations the plasticity of the physique permits. In it, with it, by means of it wisdom starts.
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Variations on the Body (Univocal) by Michel Serres,Randolph Burks