Vilém Flusser : éloge du dialogue

Title in English Vilém Flusser: In Praise of Dialogue


Year of publication 2022
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Brésil(s)-Sciences humaines et sociales
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords dialogue, discourse, Brazil, the Holocaust, philosophy
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Description The article proposes a reflection on the political aspects present in Vilém Flusser's dialogical thought and on his relationship with the Brazilian intellectual and artistic environment. We point out the principles of his engagement from the tragic experience with the Holocaust transformed into the identification and denunciation of different modes of manipulation in contemporary society. The form of writing became for him one of the most significant instruments for articulating alternatives to oppressive discourses. Dialogical thinking, in turn, created a permanent challenge for his interlocutors as we document in the case of the intellectual contact with Guimaraes Rosa and Haroldo de Campos.

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