Cosmoética y vacunas contra la COVID-19. Más allá de la propuesta cosmopolítica



Palabras clave:

Cosmopolítica, COVID-19, Gestión de la Pandemia, Enfermedades Infecciosas, Ética Afirmativa


La gestión de la pandemia de COVID-19 por parte de los países occidentales es uno de los temas más controvertidos de los estudios sociales actuales. Uno de los conceptos centrales para analizar la ordenación de la gestión de la pandemia es el de Cosmopolítica, ya que nos permite ampliar la comprensión de la política para incluir a los ciudadanos, a los seres vivos no humanos, a los elementos terrestres y al propio SARS-CoV-2. Pero como argumentamos en este artículo, la cosmopolítica necesita un poder previo, una potentia generativa que emana de la disposición de los actores mencionados. A partir del ejemplo de los meses en que se desarrolló y comenzó a inocularse la vacuna contra la COVID-19, ilustraremos la propuesta cosmoética: una ética afirmativa que tiñe y permea el agenciamiento de actores que constituyen la vacuna, permitiendo su despliegue para un posterior momento cosmopolítica. De este modo, concluimos que la gestión de la pandemia necesita no sólo atender a los ciudadanos no expertos o a los actores no humanos, sino también atender a la emergencia de nuevas realidades, tiempos y espacios.


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Cómo citar

Baleriola Escudero, E., Tirado Serrano, F., & Gálvez, A. (2023). Cosmoética y vacunas contra la COVID-19. Más allá de la propuesta cosmopolítica. Arbor, 199(809), a713.




Datos de los fondos

Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
Números de la subvención PID2021-127076OB-I00