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“Coronavirus and philosophers: Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Jean-Luc Nancy, Roberto Esposito, Sergio Benvenuto, Divya Dwivedi, Shaj Mohan, Rocco Ronchi, Massimo De Carolis”, from “European Journal of Psychoanalysis” in collaboration with the Journal “Antinomie”

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05/12/2020


“Coronavirus and philosophers: Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Jean-Luc Nancy, Roberto Esposito, Sergio Benvenuto, Divya Dwivedi, Shaj Mohan, Rocco Ronchi, Massimo De Carolis”, from “European Journal of Psychoanalysis” in collaboration with the Journal “Antinomie”

“Faced with the frenetic, irrational and entirely unfounded emergency measures adopted against an alleged epidemic of coronavirus, we should begin from the declaration issued by the National Research Council (CNR), which states not only that “there is no SARS-CoV2 epidemic in Italy”, but also that “the infection, according to the epidemiologic data available as of today and based on tens of thousands of cases, causes mild/moderate symptoms (a sort of influenza) in 80-90% of cases. In 10-15% of cases a pneumonia may develop, but one with a benign outcome in the large majority of cases. It has been estimated that only 4% of patients require intensive therapy”. If this is the real situation, why do the media and the authorities do their utmost to spread a state of panic, thus provoking an authentic state of exception with serious limitations on movement and a suspension of daily life in entire regions? (…)”(Giorgio Agamben, The Invention of an Epidemic, published in Italian on Quodlibet) Continue reading>

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Date: Da Tuesday, May 12, 2020 a Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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