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Michel Maffesoli

La part du Diable: Précis de subversion postmoderne


Nos sociétés sont dominées aujourd'hui par une morale bien pensante, inspirée par la pensée critique qui décide à notre place de ce qui est bien ou mal et fixe des limites strictes à ce que l'on peut accepter. Ce nouvel ordre moral repose sur une dénégation du mal et de ce qu'il peut apporter.

Michel Maffesoli, dans sa Petite épistémologie du mal, plaide au contraire pour que nous accordions aux manifestations multiples de ce mal toute leur place en les accueillant de manière à le banaliser et à le rendre ainsi inoffensif. Ménager des espaces où ce que nous qualifions de mal ou d'excessif - la banlieue, la techno, l'hystérie - ait sa part dans notre monde nous permettra de maîtriser ces explosions beaucoup plus brutales et spectaculaires que sont la violence extrême et le terrorisme.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2004
Publisher: Flammarion
Pages: 252
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782080800978
ISBN 10: 2080800973

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La part du Diable: Précis de subversion postmoderne