Influential philosopher Michel Serres's foundational work uses fable to explore how human relations are identical to that of the parasite to the host body. Among Serres'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.
Michel Serres is professor in history of science at the Sorbonne, professor of Romance languages at Stanford University, and author of several books, including Genesis.
Lawrence R. Schehr is professor of French at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Cary Wolfe is Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University. His books include Zoontologies: The Question of the Animal (Minnesota, 2003).
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Review: The Parasite (Φιλοσοφία και Αισθητική των Μέσων)User Review - Wythe Marschall - Goodreads
Serres can be unecessarily unclear at times, but overall this web of gems, this song of haiku, inherits the best of Deleuze and (really) Bataille. Who parasites whom? Interruption, static, and the ... Read full review
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I use this book to think about strategies for change in all aspects of life. Read full review
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