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Journal Title: EDUCAZIONE SENTIMENTALE 
Author/s:  Fulvio Carmagnola 
Year:  2020 Issue: 34 Language: Italian 
Pages:  10 Pg. 84-93 FullText PDF:  197 KB
DOI:  10.3280/EDS2020-034008
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To have a way with the emptiness. My purpose is to think about "event" as ethical chance. Event is not simple occurrence (Spinoza’s occursus). We must consider, among several hab-its that take place in our everyday life, event as "a sign inside what happens, facing my own oneness" as Gilles Deleuze claims. So, was Covid a real event? Or a simple, even if tremen-dous, occursus? This is the first question I put. My second main issue is about time: how is time in event? Can we consider it as a result of a "project"? Opposite, I argue it’s an empty time, similar to platonic hexaiphnes (instant), a sort of timeless between, breaking the tradi-tional arrow of time we usually experience, where "nothing takes place" (Deleuze). Finally, event as between-time, requests an ethical choice for each of us, as a single subject. Moreo-ver, a real event "makes us" as subjects. So, what’s an ethical behaviour? To be able to face an empty space of time among the crowd of habits and occurrences.
Keywords: Ethics, event, empty-space-of-time, Covid, Deleuze, Proust

Fulvio Carmagnola, in "EDUCAZIONE SENTIMENTALE" 34/2020, pp. 84-93, DOI:10.3280/EDS2020-034008

   

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