Who has never complained? Of his work, of his parents, of his life… Unlike indignation, the complaint is lasting. It contaminates our speeches and our existence as complainants. Philosophy brings no consolation, but it can distinguish the insufferable whiners from the lucid complainers. Because there is much to complain about in the face of the world as it is. But to whom? And how ? The philosopher Avital Ronell opens the register of eternal and occasional complaints. With a provocative and humorous style, Avital Ronell creates a philosophical theater where she exposes the grievances of her friends: Hamlet, Derrida, Werther, Arendt...
272 pages | ISBN: 9782315008100