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The Spell of the Sensuous

Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World

by David Abram

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phenomenology & Existentialism,
  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Philosophy of nature,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Sense (Philosophy),
  • Essays,
  • Linguistics,
  • Nature / Ecology,
  • Body, Human (Philosophy)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7701152M
    ISBN 100679776397
    ISBN 109780679776390


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