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The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World

by: David Abram

Publisher: Vintage Books (1996)


Staff Pick by comrade: FG

Abram writes an incantation here, beckoning the reader to discover the corresponding shift in the lived philosophy of the senses with the rise of the Roman alphabet and the sedentary city-state. Illuminating and beautifully written.