Frayn and Monty Python's "real pissant"

The wonderful British novelist-playwright-essayist Michael Frayn (Copenhagen, Noises Off) takes on Immanuel Kant in his new book, The Human Touch: Our Part in the Creation of the Universe (already out in England, not out here until January). And thanks to reviewer Nicholas Blincoe you might be able to understand anthropocentric piggy-in-the-middleness.

November 1, 2006 11:38 AM |



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