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Author Márkus, György, 1934-

Title Culture, science, society : the constitution of cultural modernity / by Gyorgy Markus
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 666 pages)
Series Social and critical theory, 1572-459X ; v. 10
Social and critical theory ; v. 10
Contents A society of culture : the constitution of modernity -- Beyond the dichotomy : praxis and poiesis -- The paradoxical unity of culture : the arts and the sciences -- Interpretation of, and interpretation in, philosophy -- The ends of metaphysics -- Changing images of science -- Why is there no hermeneutics of natural sciences? : some preliminary theses -- After the system : philosophy in the epoch of sciences -- On our beliefs : about the cognitive structure of contemporary culture -- Culture : the making and the make-up of a concept : an essay in historical semantics -- Condorcet : communication/science/democracy -- Money and the book : Kant and the crisis of the German Enlightenment -- The Hegelian concept of culture -- Hegel and the end of art -- Marxism and theories of culture -- On ideology-critique -- critically -- A philosophy lost : German philosophies of culture at the end of the nineteenth century -- Life and the soul : the young Lukacs and the problem of culture -- Walter Benjamin, or, The commodity as phantasmagoria -- Adorno and mass culture : autonomous art against the culture industry -- Antinomies of "culture."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Civilization, Modern.
Culture -- Philosophy.
Modernism (Aesthetics)
Philosophy, Modern.
Science -- Philosophy.
Science -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004203494 (electronic bk.)
9789004203495 (electronic bk.)