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After modernity

Rodney Harrison

After modernity

archaeological approaches to the contemporary past

by Rodney Harrison

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-316) and index.

StatementRodney Harrison and John Schofield
ContributionsSchofield, A. J. (Arthur John), 1962-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCC72 .H37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24385370M
ISBN 100199548080, 0199548072
ISBN 109780199548071, 9780199548088
LC Control Number2010282674
OCLC/WorldCa653077389

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Those societies will very soon be dead. This information helps us design a better experience for all users. What is also true is that all these crises taken individually have the capacity to annihilate life on earth. Volume 5.

And After modernity book power of propaganda is so strong that it convinces people that what it peddles is the only game in town. Their book is a must-read for the many disciplines interested in understanding the turbulent century we have recently shed. Ancient and medieval ethicsargues MacIntyre, relied wholly on the teleological idea that human life had a proper end or character, and that human beings could not reach this natural end without preparation. Science abdicates its responsibilities toward life Human concerns, in Late-Modernity, have grown so far out of the bounds of the finality of life and of the working of the universe that scientists now come to accept the idea of a technological singularity. Summary[ edit ] MacIntyre holds that After Virtue makes seven central claims.


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The fact is that, over the tens of thousands of years preceding civilization, humanity was conscious about its obligation and responsibility to leave a livable world for the generations to come. Fortunately, a twenty-first century understanding of the human condition has debunked the modern notion of truth, showing it to be truncated at best.

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The real reason of the men After modernity book power was that this process produces what they think are dangerous ideas that could end up contesting the privileges that their monopoly on power procures to themselves.

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These include: Aristotle's assumption that man is as-he-happens-to-be and that this is distinct from man-as-he-should-be. For the classical mind, the universe, if not sacerdotal, was at least teleological. Volume 4. The fact also is that, according to our best observation, all other living species live equally in respect of it.

This won the merchants vast richnesses that they invested partly in mansions and palaces which for centuries stoked flames of envy in the minds of all Europeans. Are we not plunging continually?

God is dead. Ironically, the cure for this despair, metaphorically speaking, is to die! And that truth appears irresistible to the minds that already had been opened up to individualism by Christianity. The verdict is unmistakable. Has it not become colder? Starting with Early Modernity or the phase of merchant capitalism the reason at work within capital captured the minds of long distance merchants and capital holders.

This is especially good news since the truth of the Gospel was never compatible with modernity's notion of truth as objective, certain, and precise.

But temperature is only one parameter. ISBN and Those grounds are set out in MacIntyre's subsequent works, in which he elaborates a sophisticated revision of the philosophical tradition of Aristotelianism.

Marx fundamentally construed humans as adventurous and creative beings, with faculties geared toward externalizing their creativity through productions of cultural artifacts, such as tools, buildings, artworks, literature, science, and et cetera. The empire pursues the same kind of cultural expansion but what changed was that the symbol of cultural unity represented by the flame-sovereign or master-shaman gradually morphed into power over the citizens with its manifestation in increasing signs of social and economic inequality.

Taken together these factors form the 4 core traits of Modernity.

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Law After Modernity argues that we live in an age 'after Modernity' and that legal theory must take account of this fact. The book presents a dynamic analysis of law, which focusses on the richness and pluralism of law, on its historical embeddedness, its cultural contingencies, as well as acknowledging contemporary law's global and.

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It attacks, as outdated, theories of law which rest on widespread notions of law's autonomy and systematic nature and on certain notions of justice, personhood and legitimacy.