Care of the World: Fear, Responsibility and Justice in the by Elena Pulcini,Karen Whittle

By Elena Pulcini,Karen Whittle

This ebook proposes a philosophy of care in an international age. It discusses the distinguishing and opposing pathologies produced through globalization: limitless individualism or self-obsession, manifested as (Promethean) omnipotence and (narcissistic) indifference, and endogamous communitarianism or an ‘us’-obsession that ends up in clash and violence. The polarization among an absence and an far more than pathos is mirrored within the distorted varieties taken on through worry. The booklet advocates a change of worry, which can restoration within the topic an know-how of vulnerability and turn into the precondition for ethical motion. Such expertise and the popularity of the situation of illness because of the other’s unavoidable presence educate us to fear for instead of be afraid of. worry for the area ability care of the area, and care, understood as difficulty and solicitude, is a brand new concept of accountability, during which the tension is shifted to a relational topic in a position to responding to and taking good care of the opposite. From a world viewpoint, the proposed imaginative and prescient of care additionally compels us to discover a brand new paradigm of justice. 

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