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The World on Edge


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Table of Contents

Introduction: Thinking Edges, Edges of ThinkingPart One: Sorting Out Edges
Preface to Part One
1. Panoply of Edges
2. Borders and Boundaries
Interlude I: Cusps, Traces, Veils
3. Edges and Surfaces, Edges and Limits
4 . Edges of Places and EventsPart Two: Constructed versus Naturally Given Edges
Preface to Part Two
5. Natural versus Artifactual Edges
6. Wild Edges
Interlude II: Listening to Edges in Music
7. Landscape Edges
8. Parks, Gardens, Neighborhoods, StreetsPart Three: Edges of Body and Psyche, Earth and Sky
Preface to Part Three
9. At the Edges of My Body
10. Being on Edge and Falling Apart
11. From Earth's Edge to the Sky and BeyondPart Four: Parting Shots
A Concluding Point: Not to Put Too Fine an Edge on Things
Postlude: Why Edges Matter
Epilogue: Life on EdgeIndex

About the Author

Edward S. Casey is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at SUNY, Stony Brook. He is author of several books, including Getting Back into Place, Imagining, and Remembering. The World on Edge is a sequel to his book The World at a Glance.


"Casey brings the reader to new edges of philosophical thought in this book. . . . Recommended.

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