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First in Logic: The Element

Michel Serres

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses, Rome and Statues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Randolph Burks

Randolph Burks is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology and philosophies of the body and nature. He has translated several works by Michel Serres, including Biogea, Variations on the Body, The Hermaphrodite (forthcoming) and the other two titles in the 'Foundations' series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geometry : The Third Book of Foundations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The automatic origin and the return to sociopolitical origins Just as it sometimes happens that a commentary on the Bible becomes in turn a Bible, so it happened that a commentary on Euclid’s Elements in turn became a geometry. Meditating...

First in History: Thales

Michel Serres

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses, Rome and Statues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Randolph Burks

Randolph Burks is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology and philosophies of the body and nature. He has translated several works by Michel Serres, including Biogea, Variations on the Body, The Hermaphrodite (forthcoming) and the other two titles in the 'Foundations' series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geometry : The Third Book of Foundations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From the pyramid to the tetrahedron: The optical origin Diogenes Laertius: “Hieronymus says that Thales measured the pyramids by their shadows, taking the observation at the time of day when our own shadow is equal to our height.” Lives...

First in Philosophy: The Ignorant Slave Boy

Michel Serres

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses, Rome and Statues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Randolph Burks

Randolph Burks is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology and philosophies of the body and nature. He has translated several works by Michel Serres, including Biogea, Variations on the Body, The Hermaphrodite (forthcoming) and the other two titles in the 'Foundations' series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geometry : The Third Book of Foundations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From Pythagoras to Zeno: The algorithmic origin MENO: Yes, Socrates; but what do you mean by saying that we do not learn, and that what we call learning is only a process of recollection? Can you teach me how this is?—SOCRATES: I told you,...

First in History: Anaximander

Michel Serres

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses, Rome and Statues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Randolph Burks

Randolph Burks is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology and philosophies of the body and nature. He has translated several works by Michel Serres, including Biogea, Variations on the Body, The Hermaphrodite (forthcoming) and the other two titles in the 'Foundations' series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geometry : The Third Book of Foundations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Spaces without exclusion: Juridical origins In his commentary On Aristotle’s Physics 1.2, 184b15, Simplicius cites Anaximander, according to Theophrastus, Opinions of the Physicists, fr. 2. Anaximander … said that the principle...

The Point at Noon

Michel Serres

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses, Rome and Statues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Randolph Burks

Randolph Burks is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology and philosophies of the body and nature. He has translated several works by Michel Serres, including Biogea, Variations on the Body, The Hermaphrodite (forthcoming) and the other two titles in the 'Foundations' series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geometry : The Third Book of Foundations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Origins, persons and first inventions depend on diverse conceptions of time.—If one traces back the common time of the historians, the annals deliver up the names, fabricated or apocryphal, of inaugural heroes: Anaximander, above, or,...

The Measurement of the Earth: Herodotus

Michel Serres

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses, Rome and Statues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Randolph Burks

Randolph Burks is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology and philosophies of the body and nature. He has translated several works by Michel Serres, including Biogea, Variations on the Body, The Hermaphrodite (forthcoming) and the other two titles in the 'Foundations' series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geometry : The Third Book of Foundations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...What is geometry, again and finally? The measurement of the earth. It’s less a question here of its birth than of its etymology: of the origin of its name. What earth is being named?Come back from his trip to Egypt, Herodotus gives a good...

First in the Dialectic: The Interlocutor

Michel Serres

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses, Rome and Statues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Randolph Burks

Randolph Burks is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology and philosophies of the body and nature. He has translated several works by Michel Serres, including Biogea, Variations on the Body, The Hermaphrodite (forthcoming) and the other two titles in the 'Foundations' series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geometry : The Third Book of Foundations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Spaces of exclusion: Discursive origins Speaking: The square with monsters In the museum of Rhodes you will see a vase from the good era on the side of which you’ll find painted two men, who, above the equator, seem to be conversing...

First in the Rite: The Royal Victim

Michel Serres

Michel Serres is a Professor in the History of Science at Stanford University and a member of the Académie Française. A renowned and popular philosopher, he is a prize-winning author of essays and books, such as The Five Senses, Rome and Statues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Randolph Burks

Randolph Burks is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology and philosophies of the body and nature. He has translated several works by Michel Serres, including Biogea, Variations on the Body, The Hermaphrodite (forthcoming) and the other two titles in the 'Foundations' series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geometry : The Third Book of Foundations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Spaces of exclusion: Political origins Above, space in general or the indefinite apeiron was constituted. Contrary to its opening, defined space, founded on it, is supplied with borders (finis signifies bound), therefore with a center...