The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 2)

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The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 2)

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Coursera's online classes are designed to help students achieve mastery over course material. Some of the best professors in the world - like neurobiology professor and author Peggy Mason from the University of Chicago, and computer science professor and Folding@Home director Vijay Pande - will supplement your knowledge through video lectures. They will also provide challenging assessments, interactive exercises during each lesson, and the opportunity to use a mobile app to keep up with your coursework. Coursera also partners with the US State Department to create “learning hubs” around the world. Students can get internet access, take courses, and participate in weekly in-person study groups to make learning even more collaborative. Begin your journey into the mysteries of the human brain by taking courses in neuroscience. Learn how to navigate the data infrastructures that multinational corporations use when you discover the world of data analysis. Follow one of Coursera’s “Skill Tracks”. Or try any one of its more than 560 available courses to help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity, or have we moved beyond the modern to the postmodern?
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An exploration that spanned weeks, a stimulus that shall resonate for years, a declaration that brought home many voices, an exertion to speculate wildly, a reference for future reflections, and as a remembrance of first independent criticism, this course has many distinctions and extensions. Though meandering and narrow in content, it was elevating and extensive in its outreach. This course, 'The Modern and the Postmodern' shall always remain as a wealth of introductions and a choice of intellect.
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