Reimagining modernity: Crisis as the genesis of progress


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Prof. Chandra Mukerji, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Communication and Science Studies at the University of California San Diego, is the author of the forthcoming book Reimagining Modernity. She discusses with host Gilad Halpern her thesis that traces the origins of modernity to the Black Death, which instigated a complete overhaul in the way society functioned and perceived itself.

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