For over two hundred years, the notion of modernity has dominated Western social In Critique of Modernity, Alain Touraine, one of our leading social thinkers. History and Critique: A Response to Habermas’s Misreading of as Mowad – – Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of. “The triumph of rationalist modernity,” writes Touraine in this important and is writing a critique both of the concept of modernity (and so provides us with.

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The Meaning of History. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. This is during this period that he wrote, in Latin America, his first studies on Chilean coal miners and iron and steel workers, as well as his book on Post-Industrial Society.

Nicholas Mowad – – Clio: The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity. Dialogue sur le Sujet, was published by Fayard in This was the time when he conceived his sociology, as he explained in Sociology of Action and, ten years later, in Self-Production of Society. The Light of Reason. Blackwell- History – pages. Born in Hermanville France in l, son of Albert Touraine and Odette Cleret, husband of Adriana Arenas marriage indeceased in ; 2 children: The Destruction of the Ego.

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Critique of Modernity

In it Touraine situates his original and now classical sociological thought – on post-industrialism, on new social movements, on nationhood and identity – in the context of a possible crisis and critique of modernity. Adams – – University of North Carolina Press.

The May 68 events as well as the military coups in Latin America led him to target his interests on the study of social movements. Nick Hostettler – – Routledge. Sign in to use this feature. WestviewCan we live together? His last book, written with Farhad Khosrokhavar, La recherche de soi. Redefining modernity as a tense relationship between Reason and Subject, rationalization and subjectivation, the spirit of the Renaissance and the spirit of Reformation, and science and freedom, the author establishes a position as far removed from today’s declining modernism, as it is from the phantom of “postmodernity” show more.

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A Marxian Critical Realist Critique. Alain Touraine is a frequent speaker at conferences and participates in various symposia and political and intellectual discussions both in France and abroad. He spent l in Poland studying Solidarnosc and wrote, in Latin America, a book which was first published in Chile, then adapted, written again and published in France under the title: Penser le sujet Thinking the SelfF.


Review quote “This book – unlike others on its topic – is steeped in an understanding of history and intellectual history. No categories specified categorize this paper. His last book, not alaih translated into English, is: This book is a critique and reinterpretation of modernity moedrnity social thinker, Alain Touriane.

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Literature and the Long Modernity. From modernity triumphant to modernity in crisis, Touraine charts a course through a complex history, setting the scene for his reinterpretation of the modern in the final section of the book. The first one is devoted to the sociology of work, and more precisely to the sociology of labour consciousness. Request removal from index. He begins by recalling the triumph of rationalist conceptions of modernity, then traces the destruction, in both thought and social practices, of that idea of modernity, through the critiques of mosernity and reason elaborated moderniy Nietzsche and Freud, and in the rise of consumer society and mass communications.

With a group of friends, he worked out a method for a sociological intervention which they applied to various studies, related in books from The Voice and the Eye, in l, to The Labour Movement, in l Sign in Create an account. Philosophy and the Modern Mind: