Legislators and Interpreters: On Modernity, Post-Modernity and Intellectuals

Legislators and Interpreters: On Modernity, Post-Modernity and Intellectuals

by Zygmunt Bauman

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ISBN-13: 9780745607900
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/01/1987
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.07(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Zygmunt Bauman (1925-2017) was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Leeds. His many books have become international bestsellers and have been translated into more than thirty languages. He was awarded the Theodor W. Adorno prize for 1998.

Table of Contents

Introduction:.

Intellectuals: From Modern Legislators to Post-modern Interpreters.

1. Paul Radin, or an Aetiology of the Intellectuals.

2. Les philosophes: The Archetype and the Utopia.

3. Sociogenesis of the Power Knowledge Syndrome.

4. Gamekeepers turned Gardeners.

5. Educating People.

6. Discovery of Culture.

7. Ideology, or Building the World of Ideas.

8. The Fall of the Legislator.

9. The Rise of the Interpreter.

10. Two Nations, Mark Two: The Seduced.

11. Two Nations, Mark Two: The Repressed.

12. Conclusions: one too many.

Notes.

Index.

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