Acasă Articole RTR Viorella Manolache, Argument „bio-logic“ pentru o „biopolitică“ identitară

Viorella Manolache, Argument „bio-logic“ pentru o „biopolitică“ identitară


Biopolitics: the natural – artificial(izing) politization of the body

Biopolitics maintains its meaning of politicization of the body. Suspected that it is not politics in a traditional way (due to the lack of discrepancy between reality and discourse), exposed as an exaggerated and excessive model, biopolitics is revealing itself in the evidence which establish that: the biopolitical thinking = simulated scientific thinking; biopolitics = politicization of the social matter, rebiologizing, according to Carl Schmitt’s criteria, politics. Accepting biological argument as unassailable foundation of theorising identity, politically convolved (starting point for political rights and obligations), Romanian Transylvanian eugenicists have implemented an inclusive model, biologising national identity. Considering the entropic characteristic of eugenics, translated in a biopolitical fashion, the desiderate had in view the historical mission to reject the past by the appeal to an alternative political order, based on the rebirth∕reinvention of the ethnic community. Romanian biopolitics of the ’30s and ’40s remains focused inwards, articulating only particularising replies.
Keywords: Biopolitics, Biological Argument, Localism, Identity, Eugenics

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