Disorder as “Pseudo-Idea”
AbstractThis essay deconstructs the order/disorder binary. Drawing on the work of Henri Bergson, it replaces the idea of disorder with the concept of two positive orders. The essay concludes with a philosophical example of how we might reconceive the biomedical opposition of normality/pathology without relying on the idea of disorder. Résumé Cet essai déconstruit le concept binaire de normal/trouble. En se basant sur le travail d'Henri Bergson, il remplace l'idée du trouble avec le concept de deux «normativités » positives. L'essai conclut en offrant un exemple philosophique sur comment re-concevoir l'opposition biomédicale de normalité/ pathologie, sans avoir recours à l'idée du trouble.
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