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Life in fragments : essays in postmodern morality

Author: Zygmunt Bauman
Publisher: Oxford ; Cambridge [Mass.] : Blackwell, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Life in Fragments is a continuation of the themes and motifs explored in Zygmunt Bauman's acclaimed study, Postmodern Ethics (Blackwell, 1993) Described by Richard Sennett as a major event in social theory, Postmodern Ethics subverted the pieties of subversion which rule the postmodern imagination, arguing for an ethic of being with the Other, beyond the fashionable imperative of anything goes or the deconstruction  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zygmunt Bauman
ISBN: 0631192662 9780631192664 0631192670 9780631192671
OCLC Number: 30702808
Description: vi, 293 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Morality without Ethics --
2. Forms of Togetherness --
3. Broken Lives, Broken Strategies --
4. Catalogue of Postmodern Fears --
5. Stranger Revisited --
and Revisiting --
6. Violence, Postmodern --
7. Tribal Moralities --
8. Morality and Politics.
Responsibility: Zygmunt Bauman.

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This is a continuation of the themes and motifs explored in Bauman's study, "Postmodern Ethics". In this volume he argues that our new era may yet prove to represent a dawning, rather than a twilight  Read more...

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