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Published: 15 October 2014

72 Pages

5 1/4 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780823263387

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After Fukushima

The Equivalence of Catastrophes

Jean-Luc Nancy and Translated by Charlotte Mandell

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • -This book presents the text of a video-lecture given by Nancy in 2011 at the invitation of the International Research Center for Philosophy at the University of Tokyo. It therefore is lecture style--philosophical, but quite accessible.
  • The author's theme is catastrophe in an age of globalization, when any local catastrophe is immediately propagated around the world through being part of a globalized complex.
  • The little book is thus a dense and powerful essay on our times and civilization.

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