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The critique of modernity

theological reflections on contemporary culture

by Julian Norris Hartt

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and culture.,
  • Individuality.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulian N. Hartt, Ray L. Hart, Robert P. Scharlemann.
    ContributionsHart, Ray L., Scharlemann, Robert P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.C8 H385 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 92 p. ;
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2719886M
    ISBN 100813911184
    LC Control Number86013251

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    Part I: Marxologies: Critical Social Theory and Modernity. Introduction and Overview; Part II: Technology, Technique, and Social Transformation. Chapter 1: On Techno-Power: Technics and Marx's Materialist Conception of History Chapter 2: Technique in Marx's Method of Political Economy Chapter 3: Gramsci and Revolution: On the Theory of Workers' Councils and the . That really was the beginning of modern art in Britain. His Book Vision and Design is a collection of 25 essays. Can you tell us more about them? It starts off with manifesto essays, like his essay on aesthetics and his essay on art and socialism, which politicises the making of art. Part of his politics is a tremendous eclecticism – he’s.

    Reviews the book "Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity," by Stephen Toulmin. The oral, the local and the timely. Luecke, R. // Christian Century;10/3/90, Vol. Is p Reviews the book `Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity,' by Stephen Toulmin. In Memory of Stephen Toulmin. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit, multimedia literary and cultural arts magazine that combines the great American tradition of the serious book review with .


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