February 2020 - May 2020

Coronavirus and Philosophers: A Tribune

"The new slogan may signal that the outcome of the pandemic is that our well-being has now become a matter for national security."

“[T]he bare repetition of old critical tropes is just another way of protecting previous modes of thinking from having to change, while suggesting that the coronavirus does not pose any fundamental challenges to contemporary philosophy.”

“The coronavirus is changing the form in which we think about the human body.”

“We face here a misguided philosophy, one that jeopardizes the government’s ability to preserve the lives of thousands of citizens.”

“Assholes are always the same, the same as before the Coronavirus.”

"That is why—once the emergency, the plague, is declared over, if it is—I do not believe that, at least for those who have maintained a minimum of lucidity, it will be possible to return to life as it was before.”

“The following, according to an order published at the end of the seventeenth century, were the measures to be taken when the plague appeared in a town.”

European Journal of Psychoanalysis