Paradoxical individualism: An introduction to the thought of Gilles Lipovetsky, by Sébastien Charles 9
Time against time, or Hypermodern society 51
Stages in an intellectual itinerary: A conversation between Gilles Lipovetsky and Sébastien Charles 118
Bibliography of publications by Gilles Lipovetsky 142
- Lipovetsky is an important thinker in France and his ideas and responses to current intellectual debates surrounding modernity and postmodernity discussed in this book will travel well.
- This book presents a highly original new way of thinking about modern society and the individual.
- The book is short and concise and provides a good introduction to Lipovetsky’s work as a whole.
- The book will provide an excellent overview of the theories of modernity, post modernity and hypermodernity for the upper level student.