The myth of preparedness

Aradau, Claudia (2010). The myth of preparedness. Radical Philosophy, 161 pp. 2–7.

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Abstract

As potential disasters appear now as indeterminate, unpredictable and unexpected, preparedness exercises are placed at the heart of a new ratio which challenges or replaces statistical calculability. In this sense, the future of unexpected events cannot be known or predicted; it can only be enacted.

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