Posts Tagged: modernity

Anthony Giddens – The Transformation of Intimacy

Anthony Giddens, The Transformation of Intimacy: Sexuality, Love and Eroticism in Modern Society, Stanford UP, 1992. It is an interesting idea that romantic love is a product of modernity – or, at least, was accompanied with the process of modernization.

Anthony Giddens – The Transformation of Intimacy

Anthony Giddens, The Transformation of Intimacy: Sexuality, Love and Eroticism in Modern Society, Stanford UP, 1992. It is an interesting idea that romantic love is a product of modernity – or, at least, was accompanied with the process of modernization.

The Long and Winding Road: From Road and Rail to Information Superhighway

      What can we draw as common issues from Armand Mattelart’s Networking the World:1794-2000 and John Thompson’s “The Media and Modernity” and “The Globalization of Communication”? At first glance, they seem to deal with the history of globalized communication

The Long and Winding Road: From Road and Rail to Information Superhighway

      What can we draw as common issues from Armand Mattelart’s Networking the World:1794-2000 and John Thompson’s “The Media and Modernity” and “The Globalization of Communication”? At first glance, they seem to deal with the history of globalized communication

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Modern Social Imaginaries – Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor, Modern Social Imaginaries, Duke Univ. Press, 2004.  This book is full of very provocative questions and arguments about the historical construction of ideal and material orders in the modern Western societies. From ancient philosophical works to modern and

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Modern Social Imaginaries – Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor, Modern Social Imaginaries, Duke Univ. Press, 2004.  This book is full of very provocative questions and arguments about the historical construction of ideal and material orders in the modern Western societies. From ancient philosophical works to modern and