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Modernity in crisis

a dialogue on the culture of belonging

by Leonidas Donskis

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions,
  • Political culture,
  • Group identity,
  • Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeonidas Donskis ; with an introduction by Sigurd Skirbekk
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN96.A58 D66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25045854M
    ISBN 100230108792
    ISBN 109780230108790
    LC Control Number2011005480
    OCLC/WorldCa701495650

    The Crisis of Modernity makes available for the first time in English a selection of Del Noce's essays and lectures on the cultural history of the twentieth century. Del Noce maintained that twentieth-century history must be understood specifically as a philosophical history, because Western culture was profoundly affected by the major. Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is both a historical period (the modern era), as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practices that arose in the wake of the Renaissance—in the "Age of Reason" of 17th-century thought and the 18th-century "Enlightenment".Some commentators consider the era of modernity to have ended by , with.

    Crisis and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century China: Society, Culture, and Modernity in Li Yü's World is a book written by Chun-shu Chang and Shelley Hsueh-lun Chang about the transition in seventeenth-century China from the Ming dynasty to the Qing as viewed from a scholar living during the transition, Li book discusses the state, society, and culture of the time by examining Publisher: University of Michigan Press.   A Characterization of Modernity Modernity, like individualism, is a socio-politico-economic phenomenon that gradually began after the Middle Ages subsided and the Enlightenment values and promise of “progress” through reason, science, and technology began to propagate in Europe. (Caution should be taken that there are distinctions between the terms “modern age/era”, “modernity.

    Even memory has a history. Of course every culture remembers its past.¹ But how a culture performs and sustains this recollection is distinctive and diagnostic. This book seeks to understand modernity’s relationship with memory and, in particular, some of the stresses that have characterized that. The three pieces of it are captured in the title of his book: the crisis of global modernity, sustainability, and the Asian traditions. His first task is to unravel and identify the intertwined matrix of economic, political, and importantly, cultural forces that, with their depleting conquest of nature, have in our time converged in crisis as.


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