Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image


Nature as Event : The Lure of the Possible, Hardback Book

Nature as Event : The Lure of the Possible Hardback

Part of the Thought in the Act series


We have entered a new era of nature. What remains of the frontiers of modern thought that divided the living from the inert, subjectivity from objectivity, the apparent from the real, value from fact, and the human from the nonhuman?

Can the great oppositions that presided over the modern invention of nature still claim any cogency?

In Nature as Event, Didier Debaise shows how new narratives and cosmologies are necessary to rearticulate that which until now had been separated.

Following William James and Alfred North Whitehead, Debaise presents a pluralistic approach to nature.

What would happen if we attributed subjectivity and potential to all beings, human and nonhuman?

Why should we not consider aesthetics and affect as the fabric that binds all existence? And what if the senses of importance and value were no longer understood to be exclusively limited to the human?


Other Formats



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Didier Debaise



Also in the Thought in the Act series   |  View all