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What can be learned from the experience of the virus? Volume 22, issue 1, January-February 2023

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Professeur agrégé de philosophie Rectorat de l’Académie de Nancy-Metz 9, rue des Brice 54000 Nancy France
* Tirés à part : B. Bersani

What lessons can be drawn from our experience with the virus? As a manifestation of its own finitude within the living, as a viral pathology arising from our relationship with others, a virus is a medical issue, but also a political and even philosophical one. We propose investigating the rationality at work during the event to which the virus has subjected us. Can lessons be drawn which could save us from resignation? Is such a reflection the condition not only of a physiological but, and above all, a psychological recovery?