Zygmunt Bauman

Zygmunt Bauman


Born
in Poznań, Poland
November 19, 1925

Died
January 09, 2017

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Influences


Zygmunt Bauman was a world-renowned Polish sociologist and philosopher, and Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds. He was one of the world's most eminent social theorists, writing on issues as diverse as modernity and the Holocaust, postmodern consumerism and liquid modernity and one of the creators of the concept of “postmodernism”.

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Modernity and the Holocaust

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Consuming Life

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Thinking Sociologically

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Liquid Life

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Wasted Lives: Modernity and...

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Liquid Fear

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“The rationality of the ruled is always the weapon of the rulers.”
Zygmunt Bauman, Modernity and the Holocaust

“Real dialogue isn’t about talking to people who believe the same things as you.”
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“Questioning the ostensibly unquestionable premises of our way of life is arguably the most urgent of services we owe our fellow humans and ourselves. ”
Zygmunt Bauman, Globalization: The Human Consequences

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