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7/7/11 Postmodernism?
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7/7/11 Modernism
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7/7/11 Postmodern Ontology Implies lack of control, lack of structure, lack of meaning. Images are more important than reality. An era of hyperconsumption. The world (and our selves) is fragmented and inauthentic.
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7/7/11 Modern Ontology We can control our lives through reason, science, and democracy. Human emancipation is possible. Life is orderly (or potentially so).
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Unformatted text preview: We must be critical of our institutional structures (capitalism and rising bureaucracy) so that they do not overtake as by becoming tools 7/7/11 Foucaults Panopticon 7/7/11 7/7/11 7/7/11 7/7/11 Concepts: Panopticon (Jeremy Bentham) Panopticon Principle and the Gaze : Foucaults way of explaining how power is exercised now. Disciplinary Society Governmentalities Microphysics of power...
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This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 314 taught by Professor Mische during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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