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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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Science Communication in Theory and Practice

S.M. Stocklmayer, M.M. Gore, C.R. Bryant - 2001 - 285 páginas
...profound paradox of our situation is well described by Marshall Berman (cited by Elliott, l996), who said: 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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Textual Traffic: Colonialism, Modernity, and the Economy of the Text

S. Shankar - 2001 - 224 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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Work, Postmodernism and Organization: A Critical Introduction

Philip Hancock, Philip R. Hancock, Melissa Tyler - 2001 - 243 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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Russia's Carnival: The Smells, Sights, and Sounds of Transition

Christoph Neidhart - 2003 - 253 páginas
...church. Thus, with their actions, the Bolsheviks clearly set against Marx's own ideas of modernity. "To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment...ourselves and the world — and, at the same time, that threatens to destroy everything we have, everything we know, everything we are," Berman wrote.25...
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Power and the Social

Sallie Westwood - 2002 - 165 páginas
...liberation that also marked modernity so well expressed by Herman (1983: 15). Modernity 'promises us adventure, power, joy. growth, transformation of ourselves...everything we have, everything we know, everything we are'. The contradictory, paradoxical legacy of modernity currently fuels the preoccupations of our...
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Bilingual Couples Talk: The Discursive Construction of Hybridity

Ingrid Piller - 2002 - 336 páginas
...project of modernity "to make oneself at home in the maelstrom." For him to be modern means [... ] to find ourselves in an environment that promises...of ourselves and the world - and, at the same time, that threatens to destroy everything we have, everything we know, everything we are. Modern environments...
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Mapping Modernities: Geographies of Central and Eastern Europe, 1920-2000

Alan Dingsdale - 2002 - 352 páginas
...experience - experience of space and time, of self and others, of life-s possibilities and perils ... 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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Teaching Art in a Postmodern World: Theories, Teacher Reflections and ...

Lee Emery - 2002 - 231 páginas
...lesser extent, architecture. Gender issues as such, are not discussed as an area of study. 9. Optimism To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world (Taylor, 1987, p. 34)....
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Global Encounters: Media and Cultural Transformation

Gitte Stald, Thomas Tufte - 2002 - 274 páginas
...modernity that Herman explores in All That Is Solid Melts into Air. As he points out in his introduction: 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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Drawing on America's Past: Folk Art, Modernism, and the Index of American Design

2002 - 274 páginas
...base." The monstrous engines we dwell among are geared as well for destruction as construction, and "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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