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Une perspective contemporaine du risque

  • Yvon Pesqueux


    (LIPSOR - Laboratoire d'Innovation, Prospective Stratégique et ORganisation - Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers [CNAM])

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    De façon liminaire, on pourrait dire que le risque apparaît comme thématique majeure en dualité de la valorisation exacerbée de l'intérêt individuel à la fin du XX° siècle. C'est donc à ce titre que nos sociétés attribuent une valeur normative au risque (cf. U. Beck ). A l'intérêt, d'ordre individualiste, répondrait le risque, d'ordre généraliste dans une perspective à la fois cognitive et affective. Le risque ne peut être « pensé » que dans le cadre d'une idéologie individualiste, car il apparaît en même temps que l'Autre. En d'autres termes, sans l'Autre, pas de risque possible. A une anthropologie philosophique individualiste construite sur l'intérêt répond donc une anthropologie générale et une héroïsation de celui qui prend les risques, dans le cadre de ce que l'on pourrait qualifier d'esthétique du risque.

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    Date of creation: 2010
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