By Immanuel Kant
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What is it that is arriving unexpectedly, something they seem not to have anticipated? “Gaia,” the “Anthropocene” era, the precise name hardly matters, something in any case that has deprived them forever of the fundamental distinction between Nature and Society by means of which they were establishing their system of coordinates, one step at a time. Starting from this event, everything has become more complicated for them. ” From this point on, the past has an altered form, since it is no more archaic that what lies ahead.
Shouldn’t even the most hardheaded rationalists rejoice that there are several types of instruments, as long as each one is well honed? Especially if this allows them to reconnect with the other cultures to prepare themselves for what lies ahead. But why speak of an inquiry into modes of exis- ← while we learn to tence? It is because we have to ask ourselves why identify different rationalism has not been able to define the adven- modes of existence. ture of modernization in which it has nevertheless, at least in theory, so clearly participated.
We shall no longer be able to emancipate ourselves the way we could before. An entirely new situation: behind us, attachments; ahead of us, ever more attachments. ” End of emancipation as the only possible destiny. And what is worse: “we” no longer know who we are, nor of course where we are, we who had believed we were modernÂ€. Â€End of modernization. End of story. Time to start over. ← by proposing a different Is there another system of coordinates that can system of coordinates. replace the one we have lost, now that the modernist parenthesis is closing?
Antropologia / Anthropology: En Sentido Pragmatico / In Pragmatic sense by Immanuel Kant