Chapter 11. Intellectual Life, Culture, and the Challenge of Modernity

  1. William M. Tsutsui
  1. Elise K. Tipton

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch12

A Companion to Japanese History

A Companion to Japanese History

How to Cite

Tipton, E. K. (2007) Intellectual Life, Culture, and the Challenge of Modernity, in A Companion to Japanese History (ed W. M. Tsutsui), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405116909

Online ISBN: 9780470751398

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Keywords:

  • culture;
  • modernity;
  • social debate;
  • materialism;
  • selfishness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Materialism and Money Worship

  • Hedonism

  • Individualism and Selfishness

  • Modernism versus Marxism

  • The Search for the Lost Home

  • The “Overcoming Modernity” Symposium

  • Conclusion