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 ...

The Parasite 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816648818

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The Parasite 1982, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801824562