||Introduction -- The planet and the political -- The pandemic and our sense of time -- The historicity of things, including humans -- Staying with the present.
||"The book opens with a discussion of the pandemic, then investigates the modern origins of the separation between "natural" and "human" histories, and what may be at stake in that separation. Does having different worlds make it difficult for humans to deal with a planet that is one?"-- Provided by publisher.
|General note||"The Mandel lectures in the humanities at Brandeis University"|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references.|