Moral dilemmas of the development of postmodern societies

Adam Płachciak

Abstract

The aim of the article is to present tensions that occur in social, cultural, political, and technological spheres as a result of the development of postmodern societies. The changes that have been taking place in those areas involve, along with unquestionable benefits, a type of risk which, without any moral reflection, can cause a serious global crisis. The postmodern times should be understood as a continuation of the modern formation where all typical features of modernism take a more radical form. The postmodern specific style of life is characterised by uncertainty, the unpredictability of the future, as well as a decline of traditional values and morals. Moreover, the present postmodern tendencies in the area of morals can hinder the right course of development of society, economy and ecology.
Author Adam Płachciak (EMaT / DQaEM)
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- Department of Quality and Environmental Management
Journal seriesAnnales. Etyka w Życiu Gospodarczym, ISSN 1899-2226, e-ISSN 2353-4869, (B 10 pkt)
Issue year2017
Vol20
No8
Pages53-60
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishpostmodernism, economic development, post-modern societies
DOIDOI:10.18778/1899-2226.20.8.05
URL https://czasopisma.uni.lodz.pl/annales/article/view/4343/3779
Languageen angielski
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