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" To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world — and, at the same time, that threatens to destroy everything we have, everything we know, everything we are. "
The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce - Página 160
por Deirdre Nansen McCloskey - 2010 - 634 páginas
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Global Futures: Shaping Globalization

Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Jan Nederveen - 2000 - 250 páginas
...[Modernity] is a mode of vita] experience ... that is shared by men and women all over the world today. To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world - and at the same time...
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Jung and the Postmodern: The Interpretation of Realities

Christopher Hauke - 2000 - 328 páginas
...Melts Into Air (Berman, 1983) who supplies this classic description of modernity and its drawbacks, To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world - and, at the same time,...
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The Seeing Century: Film, Vision and Identity

Wendy Everett - 2000 - 228 páginas
...also, notoriously, has its dark side, as Marshall Berman's well-known account eloquently makes clear: To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure. power, joy. growth, transformation of ourselves and the world - and. at the same iime,...
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Victorian Babylon: People, Streets and Images in Nineteenth-century London

Lynda Nead - 2005 - 251 páginas
...is shared by men and women all over the world today. I will call this body of experience 'modernity '.To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world - and, at the same time,...
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Rides of the Midway: A Novel

Lee Durkee - 2002 - 320 páginas
...shared by men and women all over the world today. I will call this body of experience 'modernity.' To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world — and, at the same time,...
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Modern Irish Poetry: A New Alhambra

Frank Sewell - 2001 - 246 páginas
...shared by men and women all over the world today. I will call this body of experience 'modernity'. To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world — and, at the same time,...
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The Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation

Greg Grandin - 2000 - 343 páginas
...shared by men and women all over the world today. I will call this body of experience "modernity." To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world — and, at the same time,...
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Planning in Postmodern Times

Philip Allmendinger - 2001 - 280 páginas
...5). Berman takes a more poetic stance that introduces an important dark undercurrent or dialectic: To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment...of ourselves and the world - and, at the same time, that threatens to destroy everything we have, everything we know, everything we are (1982: 15). Finally,...
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Splintering Urbanism: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities ...

Stephen Graham, Simon Marvin - 2001 - 516 páginas
...Herman so tellingly described, to be modern was to 'find ourselves in an environment that promise[d] power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world - and at the same time, that threatened] to destroy everything we ha[d], everything we kn[e]w, everything we [were]' (1983,...
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Fables of Modernity: Literature and Culture in the English Eighteenth Century

Laura Brown - 2001 - 273 páginas
...experience of these changes is symptomatically complex. Marshall Berman provides a compact summary: To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world—and, at the same time,...
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