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‘Utopia with no Topos’, by Zygmunt Bauman http://www.wehavephotoshop.com/PHILOSOPHY%20NOW/PHILOSOPHY/Bauman/Bauman,.Zygmunt.-.Utopia.With.No.Topos.pdf ‘Wars of the Globalization Era’, by Zygmunt Bauman http://club.fom.ru/books/bauman.pdf ‘Living in Utopia’, by Zygmunt Bauman http://www2.lse.ac.uk/PublicEvents/pdf/20051027-Bauman2.pdf ‘The Demons of an Open Society’, by Zygmunt Bauman http://www2.lse.ac.uk/publicevents/pdf/20051020-bauman1.pdf ‘Has the Future a Left?’, by Zygmunt Bauman http://www.iceta.org/zb150507.pdf ‘Consuming Life’, by Zygmunt Bauman http://atgstg01.pineforge.com/mcdonaldizationstudy5/articles/Consumption_Articles%20PDFs/Bauman.pdf ‘As...

This group might be a platform suitable for reflecting upon such concepts, notions and questions as ethics, morality, immorality, indifference, subjectivity, ethical responsibility, solidarity, sociality, politics, ‘being with others’, ‘being for the other’, justice, contingency, ambivalence, nonidentity, ethics in modernity, postmodernity and ‘liquidity’, ethics as a subject matter for and...

My interest in consumption/consumer society focuses primarily on later life. With governments around the world raising the retirement age and trying to extend “the working life” social divisions are increasingly apparent between those who can retire early and those who cannot. For the Sir Fred’ s (RBS) of this world...