Imaginaries of Modernity: Politics, Cultures, Tensions

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This book offers a new perspective on the issue of modernity through a series of interconnected essays. Drawing centrally on the works of Castoriadis, Luhmann, Heller and Lefort, and in critical discussion with Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Adorno, Habermas and Taylor, the author argues that modernity is not only a unique historical creation but also a multiple one. With a focus on five broad themes - the problem of understanding of modernity after the decline of grand narratives; the complexity of the modern condition; politics ...

Imaginaries of Modernity: Politics, Cultures, Tensions 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781472482174

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