Albert Camus Critique of Modernity

Titre : Albert Camus Critique of Modernity
Auteur : Ronald D. Srigley
Éditeur : University of Missouri Press
ISBN-13 : 9780826219244
Libération : 2011-06-20

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"Albert Camus' Critique of Modernity presents the decisive vision of that ultimate project: to critique Christianity, modernity, and the relationship between them and also to restore the Greek wisdom that had been eclipsed by both traditions. In contrastto much current scholarship, which interprets Camus' concerns as modern or even postmodern, Srigley contends that Camus' ambition ran in the opposite direction of history--that his principal aim was to articulate the themes of the ancients, highlighting Greek anthropology and political philosophy." -- Provided by Publisher.

The Past in Ruins

Titre : The Past in Ruins
Auteur : David Gross
Éditeur : Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN-13 : 1558497595
Libération : 2009-06-01

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An examination of why some traditions have disappeared while others have survived.

Melancholy and the Critique of Modernity

Titre : Melancholy and the Critique of Modernity
Auteur : Harvie Ferguson
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781134817283
Libération : 2005-08-10

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The connections between the emergence of modern society and the experience of melancholy are explored through a comprehensive re-examination of Soren Kierkegaard's rich and insightful writings.

Critique of Modernity

Titre : Critique of Modernity
Auteur : Alain Touraine
Éditeur : Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN-13 : 1557865310
Libération : 1995-05-22

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For over two hundred years, the notion of modernity has dominated Western social thought. Yet as we approach the end of the millenium, we find the concept under seige: constantly being challenged, rejected or refined. In Critique of Modernity d, Alain Touraine, one of our leading social thinkers, offers an outstanding analysis and reinterpretation of the modern for the twenty-first century.

Hegel s Critique of Modernity

Titre : Hegel s Critique of Modernity
Auteur : Timothy C. Luther
Éditeur : Lexington Books
ISBN-13 : 0739129791
Libération : 2009

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While the Enlightenment brought about an unprecedented growth in freedom, it also gave rise to a set of dichotomies that Hegel's philosophy helps to overcome. In this book, Timothy C. Luther examines Hegel's contribution to polical philosophy and his attempt to resolve tensions in political philosophy and democracy_particularly, his reconciliation of individual liberty and community. Hegel's dialectic preserves what he sees as valuable in liberalism while reformulating it in a way that is more sensitive to community and historical context.

The Ethnological Imagination

Titre : The Ethnological Imagination
Auteur : Fuyuki Kurasawa
Éditeur : U of Minnesota Press
ISBN-13 : 0816642397
Libération : 2004

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Kurasawa (sociology, York U., Toronto) suggests what he calls the ethnological imagination as one of the possible routes out of the impasse created by the apparent exhaustion or inadequacy of Western social theory to deal with cross-cultural thinking, which becomes ever more urgent in light of increasing cultural pluralism and difference in the glo

Architecture and Modernity

Titre : Architecture and Modernity
Auteur : Hilde Heynen
Éditeur : MIT Press
ISBN-13 : 0262581892
Libération : 2000-02

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In this exploration of the relationship between modernity, dwelling, and architecture, Hilde Heynen attempts to bridge the gap between the discourse of the modern movement and cultural theories of modernity. On one hand, she discusses architecture from the perspective of critical theory, and on the other, she modifies positions within critical theory by linking them with architecture. She assesses architecture as a cultural field that structures daily life and that embodies major contradictions inherent in modernity, arguing that architecture nonetheless has a certain capacity to adopt a critical stance vis-à-vis modernity. Besides presenting a theoretical discussion of the relation between architecture, modernity, and dwelling, the book provides architectural students with an introduction to the discourse of critical theory. The subchapters on Walter Benjamin, Ernst Bloch, Theodor Adorno, and the Venice School (Tafuri, Dal Co, Cacciari) can be studied independently for this purpose.

Modernity and Authenticity

Titre : Modernity and Authenticity
Auteur : Alessandro Ferrara
Éditeur : SUNY Press
ISBN-13 : 0791412369
Libération : 1993-01-01

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This study on the contemporary relevance of Rousseau’s ethical and social thought, the “ethic of authenticity,” responds to the tensions of modern morality and rivals the answers generated by the more mainstream tradition of the “ethic of autonomy.”

Rethinking Race Politics and Poetics

Titre : Rethinking Race Politics and Poetics
Auteur : Brett St Louis
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781135906658
Libération : 2007-12-12

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Rethinking Race, Politics, and Poetics offers a critical appraisal of C.L.R. James as a major twentieth-century activist-intellectual, exploring his prolific output spanning decades within genres as diverse as history, philosophy, sociology, literary and cultural criticism, prose fiction, and reportage. The book also analyzes some of the flaws and contradictions that surfaced within James’ writings as a consequence of the difficult circumstances in which he worked and lived as an itinerant migrant intellectual invariably involved with fringe political groups. Assessing James as a lifelong committed Marxist and humanist, the book argues that his core concern with racial, political, and cultural questions as central to human and social understanding led him to develop a distinctive critique of the modern world.

The critique of modernity

Titre : The critique of modernity
Auteur : Julian Norris Hartt
Éditeur : Univ of Virginia Pr
ISBN-13 : 0813911184
Libération : 1986

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Julian Norris Hartt A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The critique of modernity Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.