Journal title RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA
Author/s Giovanni Jervis
Publishing Year 2008 Issue 2008/3 Language Italian
Pages 13 P. 25-37 File size 476 KB
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Paranoie della modernità - The author points out that in Italy - where culture remains predominantly humanistic and devoid of a solid scientific tradition - one observes the development of trends of thought suspicious of science, technology and critical rationality (the latter basic in a democratic, progressive and secular philosophy). Ideologies - that distrust rationality and science, resist the challenge of progress and hinder the comprehension of modernity - can produce groundless fears and promote anxieties of persecution, i.e. paranoia of modern times. Keywords: modernity, paranoia, diffuse fear, rational criticism.
Giovanni Jervis, Paranoie della modernità in "RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA" 3/2008, pp 25-37, DOI: