Download e-book for kindle: Matter and Desire: An Erotic Ecology by Andreas Weber,John Elder

By Andreas Weber,John Elder

In Matter and Desire, the world over well known biologist and thinker Andreas Weber rewrites ecology as a young perform of forging relationships, of longing for connections, and of expressing those wishes via bodies. Being alive is an erotic process—constantly reworking the self via touch with others, wanting ever extra life.

In smart and impressive ways, Weber acknowledges that love—the impulse to set up connections, to intermingle, to weave our lifestyles poetically including that of alternative beings—is a foundational precept of fact. the truth that we overlook this precept lies on the middle of a world challenge of that means that performs out within the avalanche of species loss and in our trust that the realm is a lifeless mechanism managed via fiscal efficiency.

Although rooted in medical observation, Matter and hope becomes a delicate philosophy for the Anthropocene, a “poetic materialism,” that closes the distance among brain and topic. eventually, Weber discovers, that allows you to keep existence on Earth—and our personal significant life as human beings—we needs to learn how to love.

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