What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? In his most unsettling book to date, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.Spanning an array of horrors – the Aurora “Joker” killer; Anders Breivik; American school massacres; the suicide epidemic in...
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Verso (February 3, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.7 x 7.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 168920
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A solid read that's worth the time. Some of the Marxist rhetoric is eye roll inducing but if you're interested in the subject you'll enjoy the text almost certainly....
Japan; and the recent spate of “austerity” suicides in Europe – Heroes dares to explore the darkest shadow cast by the contemporary obsession with relentless competition and hyper-connectivity. In a volume that crowns four decades of radical intellectual work, Berardi develops the psychoanalytical insights of his friend Félix Guattari and proposes dystopian irony as a strategy to disentangle ourselves from the deadly embrace of absolute capitalism.