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Winner of thexaInternationalxaLannan Literary Awardxafor NonfictionAnimal tracks of the Kindle #208 word magic the speech of stones the power of letters and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that The Spell PDF sustains us This major work of ecological philosophy startles the senses out of habitual ways of perceptionFor a thousand generations human beings viewed themselves as part of the wider community of nature and they carried on. A spellbinding book David Abram's "The Spell of the Sensuous" educates your mind in such a way that your senses receive wild nature as though for the first time To gain such an understanding of how oral indigenous peoples both presentday and ancestral related to the natural world and how everincreasing literary technology effects such extensive loss of vital connection with the wild world is a true gift A timely telling indeed

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

The Spell of the Sensuous Perception and Language in a More Than Human WorldUPonty Balinese shamanism Apache storytelling and his own experience as an accomplished sleightofhand of magician to reveal the subtle dependence of human cognition on the natural environment He explores the character of perception and excavates the sensual foundations of language whicheven at its most abstractechoes the calls and cries of the earth On every page of this lyrical work Abram weaves his arguments with a passion a precision and an intellectual daring that recall such writers as Loren Eisleley Annie Dillard and Barry Lope. A remarkable book that deserves a wide audience if it hasn't already found one

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Characters ½ The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ ☃ [PDF / Epub] ☂ The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human WoActive relationships not only with other people with other Spell of the Epub #218 animals plants and natural objects including mountains rivers winds and weather patters that we have only lately come to think of as uotinanimateuot How then did humans come to sever their ancient reciprocity with the natural world What will it take for us to recover Spell of the Sensuous Perception ePUB #182 a sustaining relation with the breathing earthxaIn The Spell of the SensuousxaDavid Abram draws on sources as diverse as the philosophy of Merlea. Very thought provoking