Pandemic or pandemonium? Free associations of a former philosopher lent to the history of science

Author/s Valeria Babini
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/2
Language Italian Pages 9 P. 99-107 File size 213 KB
DOI 10.3280/RSF2021-002008
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Without any pretense of truth, the author reflects on the contradictions, paradoxes and unexpected human experiences that have affected our planet and our times during the recent distressing Covid-19 pandemic. The author searching in Freudian history and psychoanalysis for arguments that could help believe in the possibility of human solidarity - only possible winner - hopes that the challenge imposed by the pandemic on medical science will draw attention on the central human relationship between doctor and patient, as well as on a realistic and non fideistic conception of the power of science and its advances.

Keywords: History of science, Psychoanalysis, Humanism, Covid-19.

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Valeria Babini, Pandemia o pandemonio? Libere associazioni di una ex filosofa prestata alla storia della scienza in "RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA" 2/2021, pp 99-107, DOI: 10.3280/RSF2021-002008