Tag: Emmanuel Todd
Journalists draft history? The public sphere, Habermas and the post-democratic society. Emmanuel Todd on the tasks ahead for advanced societies. History as a moral art that encounters the living past in an infinite conversation.
The latest episode of The Burning Archive Podcast is out and available on all the usual platforms, including Apple and Spotify. In this episode of The Burning Archive, Jeff Rich explores the fourth large theme of the history of our times, that is social fragmentation. Life is better in so many dramatic ways. We are richer, older, healthier, and better […]
“Never have human groups of such a size been so rich, so old, so educated, so devoid of collective beliefs.” Emmanuel Todd, Lineages of Modernity, p 21 I picked up from the local library Emmanuel Todd’s Lineages of Modernity: a history of humanity from the Stone Age to Homo Americanus. It is a sweeping reconception […]