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Modernity and Authenticity

A Study in the Social and Ethical Thought of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (S U N Y Series in Social and Political Thought)

by Alessandro Ferrara

  • 336 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • Political science & theory,
  • History,
  • Philosophy Of The 18th Century,
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques,,
  • Philosophy,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • 20th century,
  • 1712-1778,
  • 18th century,
  • Authenticity (Philosophy),
  • Civilization, Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7801337M
    ISBN 100791412350
    ISBN 109780791412350

    He is the author of four books including, Anthropology of Religion: The Basics, Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity, and Words Upon the Word: An Ethnography of Evangelical Group Bible Study. He is also the founder of Materializing the Bible, Author: James S. Bielo. Dr Martin identifies the desire for permanence and authenticity as the core of modernity. People want to suggest permanence, he argues: that’s why contemporary fashion is modelled after the s, 60s and 70s. This week’s panel discussions already raised the question of anti-modernity.

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Modernity and Authenticity: A Study of the Social and Ethical Thought of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (SUNY Series in Social and Political Thought)Author: Alessandro Ferrara.

“Charles Taylor’s Ethics of Authenticity is a concise, clear discussion reexamining these and closely related ‘malaises’ of modernity while focusing on meaning, its importance in our lives, and why our attempts to find our identities matter―whether these identities be personal, social, political, aesthetic, or scientific.

He affirms 4/4(22). The Ethics of Authenticity by Charles Taylor is an uncharacteristically short work in which Taylor presses home through clear arguments the point that critics of the modern moral stance or ethos of authenticity, represented by Allan Bloom, author of The Closing of the American Mind, and Christopher Lasch, the author of The Culture of Narcissism, go too far in /5.

At the heart of the modern malaise, according to most accounts, is the notion of authenticity, of self-fulfillment, which seems to render ineffective the whole tradition of common values and social commitment.

Though Taylor recognizes the dangers associated with modernity’s drive toward self realization, he is not as quick as others to. Modernity and Authenticity A Study of the Social and Ethical Thought of Jean-Jacques Rousseau "This book is an original analysis of the idea of authenticity in Rousseau's work in particular and in the tradition of modern ethics in general.

Ferrara succeeds in bringing out the relevance of Rousseau to current discussions of modernity and. The Ethics of Authenticity by Charles Taylor Harvard University Press, pages, $ To grow up in Canada is to inherit a privileged position for understanding modernity”sufficently distant from that hurtling spaceship of “the republic to our south,” while retaining (perhaps from connections to nature, to the history of France, and to Catholicism) a.

The longing for authenticity, on an individual or collective level, connects the search for external expressions to internal orientations.

What is largely referred to as production of authenticity is a reformulation of cultural values and norms within the ongoing process of modernity, impacted by globalization and contemporary transnational cultural flows.

The Malaise of Modernity, an extended version of the Massey Lectures, which were broadcast in November as part of CBC Radio's Ideas series. This book is printed on acid-free paper. Library of Congress CIJtIJloging-in-Publication Data Taylor, Charles, The ethics of authenticity I [Charles Taylorl.

Includes index. ISBN The Authenticity and Modernity Party (Berber: Akabar en Tẓori ed Tatrara, K.Ẓ.T.; Arabic: حزب الأصالة والمعاصرة ‎; French: Parti de l'Authenticité et de la Modernité, PAM) is a Moroccan political party founded by Fouad Ali El Himma, advisor to King Mohammed VI and former interior minister, on 10 August From its foundation, it has been perceived by its opponents Founder: Fouad Ali El Himma.

Presenting a lively, unique study of what she terms the "commodified authentic," Elizabeth Outka explores this crucial but overlooked development in the history of modernity with a piercing look at consumer culture and the marketing of authenticity in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century : Elizabeth Outka.

This is a highly engaging book, in which Stephen Joseph demonstrates how being true to ourselves opens the door to flourishing in both a personal and professional sense. In a world where there is pressure to fit in and mask our true nature, it’s good to know that authenticity is so closely aligned with well-being and a meaningful life.

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Modernity, Authenticity, and the Blues in Sterling Brown’s Flood Poems Benjamin Johnson * The blues and the flood are two central themes of Sterling Brown’s book Southern Road, and in the poems “Cabaret” and “Ma Rainey” he explores his vexed relationship to both modernity and modernism in poems which extensively reference Author: Benjamin Johnson.

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Reflective Authenticity: Rethinking the Project of Modernity is a challenging consideration of what remains of ambitious Enlightenment ideas such as democracy, freedom and universality in the wake of relativist, postmodern thought. Do clashes over gender, race and culture mean that universal notions such as justice or rights no longer apply outside our own Cited by: In this powerful and provocative book, Prasenjit Duara uses the case of Manchukuo, the Japanese puppet state in northeast China fromto explore how such antinomies as imperialism and nationalism, modernity and tradition, and governmentality and exploitation interacted in the post-World War I period.

His study of Manchukuo, which had a population of 4/5(1). Book Description: The longing for authenticity, on an individual or collective level, connects the search for external expressions to internal orientations. What is largely referred to as production of authenticity is a reformulation of cultural values and norms within the ongoing process of modernity, impacted by globalization and contemporary.

Much research has been concerned with the authenticity of language presented in ELT textbooks, but not so much with the topics.

Nonetheless, the choice of topic has shown to be important for empowering learners, facilitating learning (Cummins ) and promoting willingness to learn (Kang ). [His] book is an embodiment of a new imagination of the East Asian modern.

Journal of World History. Sovereignty and Authenticity is a tour de force, covering and illuminating an astonishing amount of ground. By plunging in depth into the detail of Manchukuo, Duara elucidates the universal dilemmas of modernity.

Gavan McCormackBrand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. Buy a cheap copy of The Ethics of Authenticity book by Charles Taylor. Everywhere we hear talk of decline, of a world that was better once, maybe fifty years ago, maybe centuries ago, but certainly before modernity drew us along its Free shipping over $Cited by:.

The essays focus on the dialogue with the continental philosophical tradition, in particular the work of Heidegger, that has played a foundational role in Dreyfus's thinking.

The sections are Philosophy and Authenticity; Modernity, Self, and the World; and Heideggerian Encounters. The book concludes with Dreyfus's responses to the essays. Authenticity and the Reconciliation of Modernity 1 Charles Lowney For all the faults critics find in today’s culture—its narcissism, its moral relativism, its neglect of the political, its obsession with the superficial, its fetish with the shocking—there are positive aspects that may prove to be redeeming.“ Charles Taylor’s Ethics of Authenticity is a concise, clear discussion reexamining these and closely related ‘malaises’ of modernity while focusing on meaning, its importance in our lives, and why our attempts to find our identities matter—whether these identities be personal, social, political, aesthetic, or scientific.

He affirms.