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The Consequences of Modernity ebook

The Consequences of Modernity. Anthony Giddens

The Consequences of Modernity

ISBN: 0804718911,9780804718912 | 101 pages | 3 Mb

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The Consequences of Modernity Anthony Giddens
Publisher: Stanford University Press

Trans- and posthumanism follow the trajectory of modernity's project of overcoming finitude, death, violence, and oppression by redesigning and pacifying human nature, on the one hand, and by controlling external nature, on the other. Apr 26, 2014 - Now, if you live in a modernized, developed country, you can write "Barack Obama eats poop!" on your front door, and the only negative consequence will be that your neighbors think you are tacky. To single out breastfeeding may In the short section of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding cited above, the new or expectant mother learns to think of her body as producing a substance with effects that are defined and measured in medical terms. Aug 29, 2010 - We are still very much a modern world, and especially a modern society. Dec 11, 2010 - Moreover, in Kant's view, the consequences of modernity, its historical achievements or failure are irrelevant, so long as they are consciously chosen, self-determined outcomes. Jun 4, 2013 - We like to think of ourselves as a cosmopolitan and essentially bullet-proof people, but behind the wheel of a vehicle, the consequences of modernity are made real again. It from its classic concerns for the needs of man—for shelter and comfort, for useful spaces that individuals want to be in—and toward an embodiment of what Jonathan Glancey terms the “consequences of modernity. Jan 15, 2010 - Within modernity, breastfeeding has become a consciously health-promoting activity through a complex historical development that has rendered all forms of eating and nutrition as analogs to a healthy lifestyle. The only true way to avoid the undesirable consequences of modernity is to recognize what was wrong with modernity -- as practiced -- in the first place. Jan 19, 2014 - The (Dis)Loyal Opposition to Modernity: What I am not saying about Facts, or Ideas really do have consequences… (Narrative Rhetoric matters because it has subtle effects on our typologies and methods. Sep 9, 2013 - Are these viable arguments or partly the product of understandable anxieties based on exaggerated notions of the consequences of mining expressed by project and ecological naysayers? 4 days ago - Public scrutiny has focused mainly on stem-cell research, cloning, and other kinds of bioengineering, but—according to trans- and posthumanists—these achievements will pale in comparison with the consequences of the . Feb 24, 2014 - While we've busied ourselves focusing on how our new technology allows us to do more, faster, we've completely missed the huge negative consequences that it can, and does, have.

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