By Jean-Luc Nancy,Charlotte Mandell

during this ebook, the thinker Jean-Luc Nancy examines the character of catastrophes within the period of globalization and know-how. Can a disaster be an remoted prevalence? Is there the sort of factor as a “natural” disaster while all of our technologies—nuclear power, energy provide, water supply—are unavoidably implicated, drawing jointly the organic, social, monetary, and political? Nancy examines those questions and extra. unique to this English version are interviews with Nancy carried out by means of Danielle Cohen-Levinas and Yuji Nishiyama and Yotetsu Tonaki.

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