Tag: Crisis

The Time of Crises (2)

The crisis of modernity is conceived as a “total social phenomenon”, in analogy to the medical model of the pivotal moment when the patient survives or perishes. In the 19th century, the four major concepts of crisis emerge, with which we interpret, manage and instrumentalize crises until now....

The time of crises (1/3)

The 21st century has already triggered or gone through an astonishing number of crises: a crisis of globalized terrorism, economic crises, an ecological crisis, migration crises, debt crises and now a health crisis that will probably precipitate another economic and sovereign debt crisis. However, the inflationary use of the concept...