New PDF release: Being Human in a Consumer Society (Classical and

By Alejandro Néstor García Martínez

ISBN-10: 1472443179

ISBN-13: 9781472443175

This publication bargains a brand new point of view on sociological reports of the patron society, introducing ignored normative questions with regards to the nice lifestyles and human flourishing - topics most often mentioned in fields of ethical, political, and social philosophy. With consciousness to quite a lot of matters, together with postemotional legislation and accountability, dehumanised intake and prosumerism, model, embodiment, conspicuous intake, and sustainability, this booklet analyzes the structural and cultural modifications that may be pointed out in buyer society. It additionally bargains a severe - yet now not pessimistic - view of the real query of no matter if intake is resulting in an expanding isolation, individualization or commodification of people, suggesting an analytical framework for knowing patron tradition and human praxis. Bringing jointly paintings from throughout disciplines by means of students within the US, Europe, and the united kingdom to have interaction with questions pertaining to our globalized and globalizing international, the place consumerism is a keystone for knowing our modern tradition and its social buildings, Being Human in a client Society will entice students and scholars of sociology, social conception, and modern philosophy.

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By Alejandro Néstor García Martínez

ISBN-10: 1472443179

ISBN-13: 9781472443175

This publication bargains a brand new point of view on sociological reports of the patron society, introducing ignored normative questions with regards to the nice lifestyles and human flourishing - topics most often mentioned in fields of ethical, political, and social philosophy. With consciousness to quite a lot of matters, together with postemotional legislation and accountability, dehumanised intake and prosumerism, model, embodiment, conspicuous intake, and sustainability, this booklet analyzes the structural and cultural modifications that may be pointed out in buyer society. It additionally bargains a severe - yet now not pessimistic - view of the real query of no matter if intake is resulting in an expanding isolation, individualization or commodification of people, suggesting an analytical framework for knowing patron tradition and human praxis. Bringing jointly paintings from throughout disciplines by means of students within the US, Europe, and the united kingdom to have interaction with questions pertaining to our globalized and globalizing international, the place consumerism is a keystone for knowing our modern tradition and its social buildings, Being Human in a client Society will entice students and scholars of sociology, social conception, and modern philosophy.

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