Michel Serres is one of the rare contemporary philosophers to propose an open vision of the world founded on an alliance between the humanities and science.
An intensely beautiful and rigourous meditation on the birth of
forms amid chaos and multiplicity from a major philosopher who is
also an exquisite craftsman of the written word." -William Paulson,
University of Michigan
"Serres exhibits a rare, raw tendentiousness refreshing in its vitriol . . . it's the sort of light-hearted, perverse, and basically liberal tirade one hears too infrequently of late." -Word