Bernard-Henri Levy

Virus in the Age of Madness

14,47 €
109,02 kn

Bernard-Henri Levy

Virus in the Age of Madness

14,47 €
109,02 kn


Forget the world that came before. The author of American Vertigo serves up an incisive look at how COVID-19 reveals the dangerous fault lines of contemporary society. With medical mysteries, rising death tolls, and conspiracy theories beamed minute by minute through the vast web universe, the coronavirus pandemic has irrevocably altered societies around the world. In this sharp essay, world-renowned philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy interrogates the many meanings and metaphors we have assigned to the pandemic-and what they tell us about ourselves. Drawing on the philosophical tradition from Plato and Aristotle to Lacan and Foucault, Levy asks uncomfortable questions about reality and mythology: he rejects the idea that the virus is a warning from nature, the inevitable result of global capitalism; he questions the heroic status of doctors, asking us to think critically about the loci of authority and power; he challenges the panicked polarization that dominates online discourse. Lucid, incisive, and always original, Levy takes a bird`s-eye view of the most consequential historical event of our time and proposes a way to defend human society from threats to our collective future.



GODINA IZDANJA
2020
NAKLADNIK / PROIZVOĐAČ
FORMAT
130 x 209 mm
BROJ STRANICA
128 stranica
UVEZ
meki uvez
MASA
0.15 kg
BARKOD
9780300257373
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