Phronesis and the Scientific, Ideological, Fearful Appeal of Lockdown Policy

Philosophy and Rhetoric 53 (3):254-260 (2020)
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ABSTRACT “Lockdown!” has articulated our collective and individual fear response to the novel coronavirus. Two regnant specialized discourses fostered by the academy—science and ideology critique—could not redirect this inadequate response nor generate their own adequately broad and focused social responses. This suggests the desirability of the academy adding phronesis as a goal for its pedagogical practices.

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