On Impotency. Life in the age of frenetic paralysis // Paolo Virno
144 pages, Bollati, 2021
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“With his razor-edged knowledge, Virno now ventures upon a diagnosis of the malaise of the age, the identification of its poison and even a 'scant' suggestion of the antidote.”
—il manifesto, Alias
Aristotle’s reflection on potency and action, the philosophy of language, the most recent surveys on the precarious job market and the prevailing emotions in society – all help to provide a possible diagnosis. Moreover, they also suggest a possible therapy against the “noisy and busy” impotency with which we never stop coming to terms.
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