CCIIF – The Research Center for the History and Circulation of Philosophical Ideas is pleased to announce the release of the volume Rethinking Modernity. Transitions and Challenges, edited by PhD. Lecturer Oana Șerban and published by Ethics International Press.
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This edited collection examines transitive, alternative or entangled modernities as competitive narratives that blend ethics, aesthetics, and critical thinking to depict the human condition. It includes chapters covering the rivalry between scientific and aesthetic revolutions; contemporary trends in postmodernity; and study-cases on visual arts and cinema.
Key audiences for the book are students, PhD candidates, and scholars from the field of philosophy, aesthetics and cultural studies.
This volume emerges from contributions held at the International Conference Rethinking Modernity: Transitions and Challenges, organized by the Research Center for the History and Circulation of Philosophical Ideas of the University of Bucharest.
About the editor
PhD Lecturer Oana Șerban teaches philosophy at the University of Bucharest. Her key-domains are: Modern Philosophy, Aesthetics, Biopolitics and Philosophy of Culture. Oana Șerban is Executive Director of CCIIF – The Research Center for the History and Circulation of Philosophical Ideas (University of Bucharest) and is a member of ISCH – International Society of Cultural History.
She is a book author and has published and co-edited different volumes of philosophy, culture and aesthetics, mainly devoted to artistic capitalism, cultural capital and creative communication and critical theory. Recent interests engaged her in research projects devoted to the history of antihumanism and the biopolitical potential of art. In the last year, she has published two author volumes: After Thomas Kuhn. The Structure of Aesthetic Revolutions (De Gruyter 2022) și Cultural Capital and Creative Communication. (Anti)Modern and (Non)Eurocentric Perspectives (Routledge, 2023)
The volume is available for purchase directly from Ethics International Press https://ethicspress.com/products/rethinking-modernity-transitions-and-challenges but also from booksellers.