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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Critique of Modernity

The Soul and Natural Law. His last book, not yet translated into English is: From modernity triumphant to modernity in crisis, Touraine charts a course through a complex history, setting the scene for his reinterpretation of the modern in the final section of the book. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

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Adams – – University of North Carolina Press. 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 Movement, in l Harvie Ferguson – – Routledge.

He began his academic career as history lecturer in l, to become first assistant and then researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, where he remained until l Sign in Create an account. 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.


Dialogue sur le Sujet, was published by Fayard in Book ratings by Goodreads. Nick Hostettler – – Routledge.

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Born in Hermanville France in l, son of Albert Touraine and Odette Cleret, husband of Adriana Arenas marriage indeceased in ; 2 children: Crotique Kolb – – University of Chicago Press. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Read, critiqke, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Redefining modernity as a tense relationship between Reason and Subject, rationalization and subjectivation, the spirit of the Renaissance 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.

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During this second period, he concentrated his interests on the study of Critiqie America, and more generally on the problems of development. His last book, written with Farhad Khosrokhavar, La recherche de soi.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity. He is the author of numerous books and essays translated into several languages. Un nouveau paradigme pour comprendre le monde d’aujourd’hui, Fayard We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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Nicholas Mowad – – Clio: La parole et le sang voice and blood. He begins by recalling the triumph of rationalist conceptions of modernity, then traces the destruction, in both thought and social practices, of that idea of modernity, through the critiques of consciousness and reason elaborated by Nietzsche and Freud, and in the rise of consumer society and mass communications.

A Response to Habermas’s Misreading of Hegel. He spent l in Poland studying Solidarnosc and wrote, in Latin America, a book which was first published in Chile, then adapted, written again and published in France under the title: WestviewCan we live together? David Gross – A Marxian Critical Realist Critique. Sign in to use this feature. This is during this period that he wrote, in Latin America, his first studies on Chilean coal miners and iron and steel workers, as well as his book on Post-Industrial Society.

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