A philosophy for Europe: from the outside
Amidst a devastating economic crisis, two tragic events coming from the outside - the wave of immigration and Islamic terrorism - have radically changed the profile and significance of the space we call Europe.
Given a paradigm leap of this sort, philosophical reflection is in a position to exert its creative power more than other types of knowledge.
But this can only happen if it is able to go beyond its own lexical boundaries, by turning its gaze outside itself.
In this book, Roberto Esposito looks at how various strands of German, French and Italian thought have achieved this outward turn.