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Philosophy in the Contemporary World

Volume 25, Issue 2, Fall 2019

Eddy Souffrant
Pages 66-87

Some Approaches to an Ethics for Disaster

We have witnessed, and in some instance from afar, disasters of all sorts that span the globe from the Caribbean, South and North America, Asia, to Australia and other affected regions of the world. Some of these destabilizing and at times fatal events have resulted in lives lost, forced migration, and a restructuring of the physical, social and economic architecture of the affected parts of the globe. Further, the disasters as massive restructuring of the physical and psychological status quo are at times human made and at others, natural.