Modernism & Its Discontents (Aug. 1983)

Vol. 3.3 (Aug. 1983) | DOWNLOAD ISSUE

Editorial / 2

Theme Note / 7

 

Modernism and Its Discontents

Sheldon S. Wolin / From Progress to Modernization: The Conservative Turn / 9

William E. Connolly / Progress, Grown, and Pessimism in America / 22

François Partant / Development: End of an Era? / 32

George Shulman / The Pastoral Idyll of democracy / 43

Michael S. Roth / Opening a Dialogue between Cultural Conservatism and Modernism / 55

 

Explorations

Richard Stith / A Critique of Abortion Rights / 60

David F. Noble / Present Tense Technology: Part Three / 71

Maximilian Rubel / Marx’s Concept of Democracy / 94

 

Contested Terrain

Michael Rogin / In Defense of the New Left / 106

Fredrick C. Stern / The “Seriousness” of Simone Weil / 117

Leslie W. Dunbar / Meiklejohn’s Commitment to Freedom / 128

 

Classics of Democracy

Joyce Appleby / Jefferson: A Political Reappraisal / 139

 

Contributors / 146

Index to Volume Three / 149

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