Perhaps there has not been, in the history of the thought of the century that passed, a book as read and "agenciada" as own by the philosophers. And this is made all the more remarkable by the fact that it is a book written by a non-philosopher. Indeed, these "wanderings" of the Estonian-German ethologist were celebrated by his contemporaries Cassirer, Heidegger, Husserl, Ortega and Gasset, then by Merleau-Ponty, Canguilhem, etc., closer by Deleuze, Lacan, Sloterdijk, Agamben , Latour.
Wanderings that describe the animal worlds, but not from the human subject as the first and last reference, but from themselves. How is it possible? Only through the invention of a concept, that of the surrounding world, which involves an enormous effort to objectively, and not anthropologically, grasp the existence and life of animals.
The key distinction is between the surrounding worlds, ...read more