D. Vardoulakis: Why the “no” vote is a “yes” to the idea of Europe

Juli 2015 – Dimitris Vardoulakis is the chair of Philosophy of the University of Western Sydney. His research interests range from the relation between literature and philosophy to theories of power and sovereignty. Vardoulakis is commenting on the referendum with particular emphasis on the distinction between currency administration and political decision making in the EU. He argues that “the referendum is not a Greek political affair but rather poses a question about democracy that has a genuinely pan-European significance” and points out the “similarities between Heinrich von Kleist’s novella, “Michael Kohlhaas” and the Greek situation.”
” The two stories are about sovereign power.” Read more…

Read the complete article at: Chronosmag.eu

© Dimitris Vardoulakis, BRON

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