Loading...

Ivan Illich on Water and the History of the Senses - 1984

18,037 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Sep 30, 2011

Here is Ivan Illich, speaking in 1984 at the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. His topic: the history of water and of the senses. The following year, the Institute published his book 'H2O and the Waters of Forgetfulness.' It is still in print and a must for anyone interested in the senses, in water, in the history of sewers and smells, and in the "historicity of 'stuff'," as Illich puts it. This is an excerpt of an hour-long video of Illich's complete talk and the following Q&A. That video is now available for downloading, in two parts, from the Internet Archive; it is well worth the effort:

http://www.archive.org/details/1984Wa...

http://www.archive.org/details/1984Wa...

Also, see this link for an interview - in French, but translation is available:
http://backpalm.blogspot.com/2013/05/...

Loading...

When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...