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Résumé

We need history because we need rest: a pause to rest our consciousness, so that the possibility of a consciousness may remain – as the seat not only of thought, but of practical reason, affording full latitude for action. Saving the past, saving time from the frenzy of the present: the poets devote themselves to this with exactitude. For this purpose we must work to weaken ourselves, to make ourselves idle, to make inoperative this endangering of temporality that wrecks experience and despises childhood. “Surprise the catastrophe”, said Victor Hugo. Or, as Walter Benjamin put it, throw oneself against the slow oncoming disaster that is more a continuation than a sudden rupture.

Caractéristiques

Editeur : Collège de France

Auteur(s) : Patrick Boucheron

Collection : Leçons inaugurales

Publication : 20 novembre 2018

Edition : 1ère édition

Intérieur : Noir & blanc

Support(s) : Text (eye-readable) [PDF + ePub + Mobipocket + WEB]

Contenu(s) : PDF, ePub, Mobipocket, WEB

Protection(s) : Marquage social (PDF), Marquage social (ePub), Marquage social (Mobipocket), DRM (WEB)

Taille(s) : 1,1 ko (PDF), 120 ko (ePub), 330 ko (Mobipocket), 1 octet (WEB)

Langue(s) : Anglais

Code(s) CLIL : 3382

EAN13 Text (eye-readable) [PDF + ePub + Mobipocket + WEB] : 9782722605015

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