Inauthentic Culture and Its Philosophical Critics

Inauthentic Culture and Its Philosophical Critics

By: Jay Newman (author)Paperback

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Jay Newman first puts the contemporary problem of inauthentic culture into philosophical and historical context. He then goes on to show how traditional philosophical criticism of inauthentic culture can help us understand many disturbing aspects of such contemporary cultural phenomena as television and public relations, as well as contemporary forms of craftsmanship, democracy, and the academy. Inauthentic Culture and Its Philosophical Critics will be of great interest to all those concerned with philosophy, cultural theory, and the enduring problem of cultural decline.

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About Author

Jay Newman (1948- 2007) was a professor of philosophy at the University of Guelph.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780773516915
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780773516915
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 0773516913

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