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After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophes
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After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophes (Hardback)

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In this book, the philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy examines the nature of catastrophes in the era of globalization and technology. Can a catastrophe be an isolated occurrence? Is there such a thing as a "natural" catastrophe when all of our technologies-nuclear energy, power supply, water supply-are necessarily implicated, drawing together the biological, social, economic, and political? Nancy examines these questions and more. Exclusive to this English edition are two interviews with Nancy conducted by Danielle Cohen-Levinas and Yuji Nishiyama and Yotetsu Tonaki.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheorySocial & political philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesGlobalization Publisher: Fordham University Press Publication Date: 15/10/2014 ISBN-13: 9780823263387  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Jean-Luc Nancy is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Universite Marc Bloch, Strasbourg. His wide-ranging thought is developed in many books, including The Banality of Heidegger; The Possibility of a World; The Disavowed Community; Ego Sum; and, with Adele Van Reeth, Coming (all Fordham). Charlotte Mandell has translated more than forty books and is the recipient of numerous awards.

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