Adbusters, Issue 95: The Philosophy Issue

AB95: The Philosophy Issue
(May/June 2011)

Featured during this issue:

artistic Director: Pedro Inoue
Tzvetan Todorov on American torture
Darren Fleet discusses this generation’s “apocalypse”
We discover America’s function in Egypt’s darkish past
Pentti Linkola’s view on inhabitants control
Micah White demands revolution opposed to American decadence
Michael Löwy explores advertising’s impact on our health
We ask: What concerns in lifestyles? What concerns in dying?

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41. 42. 43. ” And Karol Jakubowicz (2006, 94–95) says: “Let us not be misled about the nature of the PSB debate. It is not a debate on a form of broadcasting, but about the values and principles governing society and social life. ’” Eleanor Townsley writes of Alexander’s approach: “social solidarity is a major, if not the primary goal of communication in the public sphere, since solidarity is the condition on which all other cultural or political projects are premised” (Townsley 2012, 299). In addition to the public and the civil sphere, scholars have also introduced such terms as cultural (McGuigen 2005) and aesthetic (Jacobs 2012; Jones 2007) public spheres in efforts to develop the notion of a public sphere to apply to a broader spectrum of media genres and settings than what was included in Habermas’ theory.

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