Highroad Around Modernism, The

Highroad Around Modernism, The

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Discussions of modernism and postmodernism in philosophy and the arts are usually based on a narrow reading of the Western tradition and are not conscious of the narrowness. The modern period, beginning with the European Renaissance, spawned many developments, not just the modernist one in terms of which the tradition has been read. From the standpoint of the highroad around modernism, both modernism and post-modernism look like nothing more than two late modern movements, perhaps too preoccupied with themselves and their historical place to engage a swiftly changing world containing more than the Western tradition. The Highroad Around Modernism develops and defends an explicitly non-modernist and non-postmodernist extension of modernity applicable to the problems of world-wide cultural interactions.leadersa#39; regime and plan. The classic model of the reluctant leader, Cincinnatus called from his plow, is as honorable as the model of a leader who has sought the role. In contrast to Platoa#39;s assignment of responsibility by class, in a democracyanbsp;...

Title:Highroad Around Modernism, The
Author:Robert C. Neville
Publisher:SUNY Press -


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