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From modernism to postmodernism : an anthology

Author: Lawrence E Cahoone
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1996.
Series: Blackwell philosophy anthologies.
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This outstanding volume provides an unparalleled collection of the essential readings of modernism and postmodernism. Motivated by the assumption that students cannot appreciate postmodernism without first understanding the development of modernity, this anthology puts contemporary debate in the context of the criticism of modernity since the seventeenth century. Chronologically and thematically arranged, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anthologies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence E Cahoone
ISBN: 1557866023 9781557866028 1557866031 9781557866035
OCLC Number: 32167462
Description: xvi, 731 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: From meditations on first philosophy / René Descartes --
From "discourse on the sciences and the art" / Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
"An answer to the question: what is enlightenment?" / Immanuel Kant --
From reflections on the revolution in France / Edmund Burke --
From sketch for an historical picture of the progress of the human mind / Marquis de Condorcet --
"Absolute freedom and terror" / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel --
"Bourgeois and proletarians" / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels --
"The madman" --
"The natural history of morals" --
From the genealogy of morals --
From the will to power / Friedrich Nietzsche --
From "the painter of modern life" / Charles Baudelaire --
From "how to make our ideas clear" / Charles S. Peirce --
From the Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism --
From "science as a vocation" / Max Weber --
From course in general linguistics / Ferdinand de Saussure --
"The founding and manifesto of futurism" / Filippo Tommaso Marinetti "Lecture on ethics" --
From tractatus logico-philosophicus / Ludwig Wittgenstein --
From towards a new architecture / Le Corbusier --
From civilization and its discontents / Sigmund Freud --
"The crowd phenomenon" / Jose Ortega y Gasset --
From the crisis of European sciences and transcendental phenomenology / Edmund Husserl --
From dialectic of enlightenment / Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno --
From "existentialism" / Jean-Paul Sartre --
"Letter on humanism" / Martin Heidegger --
"The nature and necessity of scientific revolutions" / Thomas Kuhn --
From complexity and contradiction in architecture / Robert Venturi --
"The end of the book and the beginning of writing" / Jacques Derrida --
"Nietzsche, genealogy, history" --
From "truth and power" / Michel Foucault --
"POSTmodernISM: a paracritical bibliography" / Ihab Hassan --
From anti-Oedipus: capitalism and schizophrenia / Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari From the coming of post-industrial society / Daniel Bell --
From symbolic exchange and death / Jean Baudrillard --
"The sex which is not one" / Luce Irigaray --
"The death of modern architecture" --
From what is post-modernism? / Charles Jencks --
From the postmodern condition: a report on knowledge / Jean-François Lyotard --
From erring: a postmodern A/theology / Mark C. Taylor --
"The virtues, the unity of a human life and the concept of a tradition" / Alasdair MacIntyre --
From "the cultural logic of late capitalism" / Fredric Jameson --
"Solidarity or objectivity?" / Richard Rorty --
"An alternative way out of the philosophy of the subject: communicative versus subject-centered reason" / Jürgen Habermas --
From "from feminist empiricism to feminist standpoint epistemologies" / Sandra Harding --
"The Cartesian masculinization of thought" / Susan Bordo --
From reenchantment of science / David Ray Griffin "Towards a postmodern pedagogy" / Henry A. Giroux --
From "modern China and the postmodern West" / David Hall.
Series Title: Blackwell philosophy anthologies.
Responsibility: [edited by] Lawrence E. Cahoone.

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This outstanding volume provides an unparalleled collection of the essential readings of modernism and postmodernism. Motivated by the assumption that students cannot appreciate postmodernism without first understanding the development of modernity, this anthology puts contemporary debate in the context of the criticism of modernity since the seventeenth century. Chronologically and thematically arranged, the book is the ideal text for students and general readers alike. Its breadth and depth of coverage ensure that it will be an indispensable and multidisciplinary resource in philosophy, literature, cultural studies, social theory, and religious studies.

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