Risk and Security in Today's World, Eric Landowski.
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Risk is one of the key concepts of the contemporary academic debate
in modern society. It determines the way we deal with the chances and insecurities
generated by modernization and technological innovation. Eric
Landowski, one of the main scholars of the Ecole de Paris semiotic center
and founder of the Socio-semiotic approach, has dedicated his thirty-yearold
research to elaborate a methodology to analyze social and political
discourse, to describe the relationship we build with the other, to observe
the affective and passional dimension of signification. In his last essay, Les
relations risquées, he faces the role played by risk in everyday interactions.
Interviewed by «Equilibri», Eric Landowski explains his innovative theory of
risk and offers an original analysis of the Siryan crisis.