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The Coming of the Body Hardcover – 19 Jul 2010
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L'avenement du corps belongs to another genre: the philosophical essay, illustrated with an abundance of striking - if rarely sourced - data, and delivered with an intellectual mordancy and crisp literary eclat that remain, even today, peculiarly French. -- Perry Anderson
Offers much food for thought.
Mr. Juvin s book is being read attentively by philosophers and politicians, because it warns that pretty much all the values we consider human or humanist are collapsing If we accept Mr. Juvin s argument, the trinity of western ideals ( liberty, equality, fraternity ) is in the course of being replaced by another one ( health, security, pleasure ). --Christopher Caldwell
The Coming of the Body belongs to another genre: the philosophical essay, illustrated with an abundance of striking data, and delivered with an intellectual mordancy and crisp literary eclat that remain, even today, peculiarly French. --Perry Anderson
"Offers much food for thought."--"The Complete Review"
"Stylish and bracing autopsy of postmodern corporalism."--Steve Poole, "Guardian"
"Offers much food for thought." The Complete Review
"Stylish and bracing autopsy of postmodern corporalism." Steve Poole, Guardian"
About the Author
HERVE JUVIN is President and founder of Eurogroup Institute and is the author of a number of books on economics, finance and management. He was a columnist in Le Monde and now regularly contributes to L'Expansion and Enjeux/Les Echos. His latest book, entitled La Production du Monde (The Production of the World), will be published by Editions Gallimard in September 2007.
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