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Touch

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Asking how it is possible to feel at home in the world, given that the world is independent of and indifferent to our wishes, this text draws on books, films and cultural history to argue that we can feel comfortable in the world and in relationships with others only if we value touch over sight.
Hardcover, 156 pages
Published September 25th 1996 by Yale University Press (first published January 1st 1996)
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Apr 15, 2009 added it
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I am re-reading this for maybe the third time. Physiological philosophy has a soft spot for me. He writes almost tenderly, carefully crafting this work. For a piece of philosophy it is remarkably accessible and lovely.
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After my first experience reading Josipovici last year, my expectations for _Touch_ were extremely high. I was by no means disappointed.
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Gabriel Josipovici was born in Nice in 1940 of Russo-Italian, Romano-Levantine parents. He lived in Egypt from 1945 to 1956, when he came to Britain. He read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, graduating with a First in 1961. From 1963 to 1998 he taught at the University of Sussex. He is the author of seventeen novels, three volumes of short stories, eight critical works, and numerous stage and ra ...more
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