Modernity (tagged articles)
Molding the Peasantry on the Road to Modernity: State and Peasant Relations in Russia and the Soviet Union
Sophia Hernandez Tragesser - This paper examines the peasantry's response to modernization measures taken by Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In the pursuit of modernity, the Tsarist Russian and early Soviet regimes altered the nature of the peasantry... Keep Reading »
The Modern and the Traditional: African Women and Colonial Morality
Rabah Omer - “As Roman imperialism laid the foundations of the modern civilization, and led the wild barbarians of these islands along the path of progress, so in Africa today we are repaying the debt, and bringing to the dark places of the earth, the abode of barbarism and... Keep Reading »
The "Great Divergence" Redefined: the Rise and Fall of the West and the Recovery of China
Molly B. Kroker - Up until the 19th century, China held a position as a great world power. However, for the last two hundred years the West has dominated the world technologically, economically, and politically. The point at which the West began its relative dominance over all other... Keep Reading »
Overcoming Modernity in Yukio Mishima
Joseph Verbovszky - The relationship between Japan and Western Civilization has often been one of ambivalence. Little characterizes this relationship better than the conflict between traditional Japanese values, principles and sensibilities, identified as animistic naturalism, and Western... Keep Reading »
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Technology and Justice: The Philosophy of Authenticity and Democratic Theory
Matthew McManus - "The sense of the world must lie outside the world. In the world, everything is as it is, and everything happens as it does happen: in it no value does exist-and if it did exist it would have no value. If there is any value that does have value, it must lie outside... Keep Reading »
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