Anxiety and Lucidity. Reflections on Culture in Times of Unrest
AbstractThis book explores the nature of modern culture as a culture of anxiety, analyzing the modes in which such anxiety presents itself. Drawing on sociological and philosophical concepts of modernity, the author builds on the work of Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud to offer an understanding of modern anxiety culture as the reverse side of risk culture, which stabilizes itself by concealing or making familiar the social phenomena of risk society. Through explorations of memory, politics, art, clairvoyance, notions of national community, and identity, this volume sheds light on the fissures in our culture where anxiety appears, thus revealing its underlying volatility. A study of the ruptures in our modern culture, Anxiety and Lucidity will appeal to scholars of sociology, social theory, anthropology, and philosophy with interests in late modern culture.
|Publisher||Routledge, MNiSW |
|Publication size in sheets||9.4|
|Score correction||Score increased (at least one author declares Humanities, Social sciences or Theological science)|
|Citation count*||1 (2021-04-16)|
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