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Why Michel Serres? A Personal Reflection – part 2

The captivating reflection of Chris Watkin on why he chose to write on Michel Serres continues below. Hermeneutics of suspicion, hermeneutics of federation Serres is antipathetic to the method of critique characteristic of the human sciences, and in particular to…

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Why Michel Serres? A Personal Reflection – part 1

Read this captivating reflection of Chris Watkin on why he chose to write on Michel Serres in his recently published Michel Serres: Figures of Thought. I woke this morning to the news that Michel Serres, philosopher, mountaineer, broadcaster, grandfather, historian…

Cute Ecologies: Beatrix Potter, Mushrooms and Miniature Worlds

Cute Ecologies: Beatrix Potter, Mushrooms and Miniature Worlds

Once known primarily as the author of ‘twee’ children’s books about fastidious mice and naughty rabbits, Beatrix Potter has gained recognition in recent years for her wide-ranging accomplishments as a conservationist, mycologist and scientific illustrator. In the 1890s, before embarking…