9 - January 9 2008 MC 202 Recitation Modernity and...

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January 9, 2008 MC 202 Recitation Modernity and Tradition The “Modernity of Tradition” o What is the key argument of the authors? Modernity vs. Tradition: post-Enlightenment way of thinking; Modernity of Tradition: mutually dependant Concept of Tradition Redefined o What is a misdiagnosis of “tradition”? o New Concept of Tradition: Tradition sets a tone for what can happen in the future Tradition is the opposite of modernization Learn from our predecessors We can then develop our ideas from the foundations that has been laid Concept of Modernity Redefined o What is a misunderstanding of “modernity”? That it is arguably better than what is traditional o New Concept of “Modernity”: The Relationship between Tradition and Modernity o What is a misapprehension of the relationship between them? o New Concept of the Relationship: o Your Critique: Agree? Reject? Modify? And Why? “National State”
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2008 for the course MC 201 taught by Professor Lynnscott during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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9 - January 9 2008 MC 202 Recitation Modernity and...

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