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David Abram's first book, "The Spell of the Sensuous," hailed as "revolutionary" by the "Los Angeles Times," as "daring" and "truly original" by "Science," has become a classic of environmental literature. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.
As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable losses cascading through the biosphere make vividly evident the need for a metamorphosis in our relation to the living land. For too long we've ignored the wild intelligence of our bodies, taking our primary truths from technologies that hold the living world at a distance. Abram's writing subverts this distance, drawing readers ever closer to their animal senses in order to explore, from within, the elemental kinship between the human body and the breathing Earth.

About David Abram

David Abram is an ecologist, anthropologist, and philosopher who lectures and teaches widely around the world. His prior book, "The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-Human World," helped catalyze the emergence of several new disciplines, including the burgeoning field of ecopsychology. The recipient of a Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, David was named by both the "Utne Reader "and the British journal" Resurgence "as one of a hundred visionaries transforming contemporary culture. His writings on the cultural causes and consequences of environmental disarray are published in numerous magazines, scholarly journals, and anthologies. A co-founder of the "Alliance for Wild Ethics" "(AWE), "David lives with his family in the foothills of the southern Rockies.

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Author : David Abram
Publisher : Vintage
Data Published : 01 September 2011
ISBN : 0375713697
EAN : 9780375713699
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    David Abram's first book, "The Spell of the Sensuous," hailed as "revolutionary" by the "Los Angeles Times," as "daring" and "truly original" by "Science," has become a classi