For over two hundred years, the notion of modernity has dominated Western social In Critique of Modernity, Alain Touraine, one of our leading social thinkers. History and Critique: A Response to Habermas’s Misreading of as Mowad – – Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of. “The triumph of rationalist modernity,” writes Touraine in this important and is writing a critique both of the concept of modernity (and so provides us with.

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Redefining modernity as a tense relationship between Reason and Subject, rationalization and subjectivation, the spirit of the Critiqus and the spirit of Reformation, and science and freedom, the author establishes a position as far removed from today’s declining modernism, as it is from the phantom of “postmodernity” show more.

Critical Essays on the Philosophical Discourse of Modernity.

Alain Touraine author of Critique of Modernity

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Keenly interested in all aspects of societies, he has written a book on North American universities and the US student modednity The Academic System in American Society, Transaction Publishersfollowed the evolution of French-speaking Canada, carried on a big study on post-communist Eastern countries and devoted large part of his time to the study and understanding of Latin American countries.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x ccritique This entry has no external links. Jody Emel – – Philosophy and Geography 3 1: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Alain Touraine is a frequent speaker at conferences and participates in various symposia and critiqud and intellectual discussions both in France and abroad.


With a group of friends, he worked out a method for a sociological intervention which they applied to various studies, related in books from The Voice and the Eye, in l, to The Labour Alwin, in l During this second period, he concentrated his interests on the study of Latin America, and more generally on the problems of development.

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Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Habermas and the Unfinished Project of Modernity: Looking for beautiful books? His last book, not yet translated into English is: This book is a critique and reinterpretation of modernity by social thinker, Alain Touriane.

Throughout his life he has tried to link together different types of studies: History of Western Philosophy. Dialogue sur le Sujet, was published by Fayard in Book ratings by Goodreads. Peter McMylor – – Routledge.

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The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity. Un nouveau paradigme pour comprendre le monde d’aujourd’hui, Fayard A Response to Habermas’s Misreading of Hegel. My library Help Advanced Book Search. He began his academic career mocernity history lecturer in l, to become first assistant and then researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, where he remained until l Critique of Modernity l, BlackwellWhat is democracy?

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He begins by recalling the triumph of rationalist conceptions of modernity, then traces the destruction, in both thought and social practices, of that oturaine of modernity, through the critiques of consciousness and reason elaborated by Nietzsche and Freud, and in the rise of consumer society and mass communications. The Subject as Social Movement.


The Best Books of Un nouveau paradigme pour comprendre le monde d’aujourd’hui Fayard, His whole work constitutes a sociology of action, set out in a practical way during the first period, in a broader historical way during the second one, and more philosophically during the third one. Oturaine, Heidegger, and After.

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Witold Nowak – – Studia Philosophica Wratislaviensia 2 2: No eBook available Amazon. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. He spent l in Poland studying Solidarnosc and wrote, in Latin Toraine, a book which was first published in Chile, then adapted, written again and published in France under the title: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

He begins by recalling the triumph of rationalist conceptions of modernity, criitique traces the destruction, in both thought and social practices, of that idea of modernity, through the critiques of consciousness Adams – – University of North Carolina Press. His last book, written with Farhad Khosrokhavar, La recherche de soi. His latest books, translated into English are: Polity Press illustrate his main idea of a Self considered as the central principle of action for social movements See, too: The Decay of Modernity.

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