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IrrevocableA Philosophy of Mortality$
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Alphonso Lingis

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226556765

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226557090.001.0001

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Irrevocable
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Alphonso Lingis

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226557090.003.0001

Contained and also protected by our skin, the inner contents of our bodies are concealed from others and also from us. Transparent bodies, such as those of box jellyfish, are most alien to us. We cannot understand how we could perceive if our bodies were transparent.

Keywords:   opaque bodies, transparent bodies, perception, box jellyfish

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