5 edition of Modernity and tradition found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 322) and index.
|LC Classifications||DS204 .F37 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 337 p. :|
|Number of Pages||337|
|LC Control Number||90005131|
Edited by Rabbi Beth Lieberman and Rabbi Hara Person Honoring Tradition, Embracing Modernity, created in partnership between the Central Conference of American Rabbis and the Union for Reform Judaism, is for readers who seek to deepen their knowledge of Judaism--its wisdom, its practices, its beliefs, its customs, its people, and our sourcebook . Tradition and Modernity focuses on how Christians and Muslims connect their traditions to modernity, looking especially at understandings of history, changing patterns of authority, and approaches to volume includes a selection of relevant texts from 19th- and 20th-century thinkers, from John Henry Newman to Tariq Ramadan, accompanied by illuminating .
Modernity and Identity is a groundbreaking collective work which announces a radical new departure within contemporary debates on modernism and postmodernism. While dominant conceptions of both modernism and postmodernism are centered around motions of statis and fixity, for most of the otherwise quite diverse writers in this book, modernity is a matter of . Contributors to this volume explore the irony of modern things made in the image of a traditional "us." They describe the multifaceted ways "tradition" is produced and consumed within the frame of contemporary Korean life and how these processes are enabled by different apparatuses of modernity that Koreans first encountered in the early twentieth by: 9.
In pre Iran, Marjane does not see religion and modernity as incompatible: in her self-written holy book she adds a commandment that “everybody should have a car.” Indeed, God, who comes into the book as his own character, provides . A Characterization of Modernity Modernity, like individualism, is a socio-politico-economic phenomenon that gradually began after the Middle Ages subsided and the Enlightenment values and promise of “progress” through reason, science, and technology began to propagate in Europe. (Caution should be taken that there are distinctions between the terms .
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The persistence of traditional features within modernity, it suggests, answers a need of the human condition. Three areas of Indian life are analyzed: social Stressing the variations in meaning of modernity and tradition, this work shows how in India traditional structures and norms have been adapted or transformed to serve the needs of a /5(8).
Stressing the variations in meaning of modernity and tradition, this work shows how in India traditional structures and norms have been adapted or transformed to serve the needs of a modernizing society. The persistence of traditional features within modernity, it suggests, answers a need of the human condition.
Three areas of Indian life are analyzed: social stratification, Reviews: 2. ‘Peter Wagner's developing "world sociology of modernity", outlined in this splendid book, is a major advance in his and our thinking about modernity around the world.
The book is also an excellent and very readable summary of the current state of the field.' William Outhwaite, Newcastle UniversityCited by: Buy this book if you are interested in:tracking Arab's 'dated' history ; exploring the 'undatable' in Middle Eastern Literary heritage -pre up till today; appreciating the intersection of modernity with tradition or the 'trajectories' which, for example, the interface between T.S Eliot and al-Bayati has occasioned in modern Arab poetics.5/5(1).
The resulting book, Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience, is a brilliant new contribution to postcolonial theory and will be of deep interest to scholars of political and moral philosophy, cultural studies, and African philosophy and politics, and to anyone else concerned with the efforts of non-Western.
In this important and pioneering book, Kwame Gyekye examines postcolonial African experience from a viewpoint receptive to aspects of both traditional African cultures and Western political and moral theory.
Tradition and Modernity Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience Kwame Gyekye. Share: Also of Interest. Critiquing modernity as a Euro-centric ideology which has little relevance or meaning in the context of cultures with different experiences of history, sensitivities, and belief systems, the book presents the traditional perspective, rooted in perennial wisdom, as an alternative framework.
ADVERTISEMENTS: Debate on Tradition and Modernity in India. Yogendra Singh has defined Indian society and its traditions with reference to hierarchy, holism, transmigration or continuity and transcendence. He argues that the Indian society also contains traditions of Islam and tribals.
Prior to Yogendra Singh, the preceding sociologists such as D.P. Mukerji, D.N. Majumdar. The volume examines aspects of post-Byzantine iconography. Stressing the variations in meaning of modernity and tradition, this work shows how in India traditional structures and norms have been adapted or transformed to serve the needs of a modernizing society.
The persistence of traditional features within modernity, it suggests, answers a need of the human condition. From the conventional definition of tradition as any cultural behavioral pattern or belief that has been passed on from one generation to another, the author attempts to formulate a new understanding of the word.
In the course of this endeavor is the difficulty in delineating tradition from modernity since there are several past components that are carried on to the : Kwame Gyekye. Modernity, the self-definition of a generation about its own technological innovation, governance, and socioeconomics.
To participate in modernity was to conceive of one’s society as engaging in organizational and knowledge advances that make one’s immediate predecessors appear antiquated or, at least, surpassed. The eminent Victorians thus.
Tradition And Modernity. As a book looking for its own version of the Middle Way–between reason and instincts, world and renunciation, ego and its beyond, artifice and genuine love, the fleshly mix of daily life and the pure spirit of religion or art–it can neither permit itself to become an essay, nor slip altogether into the.
Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is both a historical period (the modern era), as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practices that arose in the wake of the Renaissance—in the "Age of Reason" of 17th-century thought and the 18th-century "Enlightenment".Some commentators consider the era of modernity to have ended by.
Tradition & Modernity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this important and pioneering book, Kwame Gyekye examines postcol /5(10). The competition between Baroka and Lakunle for Sidi’s hand in marriage brings the conflict between tradition and modernity to life.
Baroka wishes to add Sidi to his harem of wives, while Lakunle dreams of having one wife who, in theory at least, is his equal. Both men promise Sidi a different version of power and fulfillment. Book Description.
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Bridges the gap between the history and theory of twentieth-century architecture and cultural theories of modernity. In this exploration of the relationship between modernity, dwelling, and architecture, Hilde Heynen attempts to bridge the gap between the discourse of the modern movement and cultural theories of modernity.
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More specifically, it examines masculine anxiety in the. This book offers philosophical interpretation and critical analysis of the African cultural experience in modern times.
In their attempt to evolve ways of life appropriate to our modern world culture, African people and their society face a number of challenges; some stem from the values and practices of their traditions, while others rise from the legacy of European : Kwame Gyekye.
How Modernity Came to Europe. Gare Saint Lazare, Paris,by Claude Monet. it tells the story of a society in radical transition from tradition to modernity.
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Light wear along the edges. VG+/VG.The study undertaken in this book is a philosophical interpretation and critical analysis of the African cultural experience in modern times, an experience that is clearly many-sided, having resulted not only from encounters with what one might regard as alien cultures and religions but also from problems internal to the practice of the indigenous cultural values, beliefs, and .