Civilisation and Fear

Civilisation and Fear

Anxiety and the Writing of the Subject

eBook - 2012
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Paradoxically, if nature has always been a source of fear, civilisation - its other and at the same time the epitome of progress and order - has not only doubled fear itself, but also added its new sister, anxiety. In effect, the notions of civilisation, fear and anxiety can hardly be separated. Fear - either linked Other anxiety or distinct from it - lies at the foundation of civilisation, which as much promises to shelter us from these afflictions as it does proliferate them. Confronted no l ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781443837507
1443837504
9781443838283
1443838284
1443838284
Characteristics: 1 online resource (342 pages)

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