Your assignment (20 points):
A.) Choose a thinker you didn't study for this project. Watch at least two presentations on that thinker's critique of the Enlightenment.
B.) Write a one-paragraph (minimum 5 sentences) evaluation of that critique. Want extra credit? Respond to someone, substantively.
<Note: They should all be up by 4:30 Friday.>
EDMUND BURKE - The Conservative Critique
KARL MARX - The Capitalism Critique
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT - The Feminist Critique
MICHEL FOUCAULT - The Postmodern Critique
THEODORE ADORNO - The Cultural Critique
Burke - First off, check out this link from Spark Notes on Political Ideologies (see "Conservative" for Burke).
And here is a nice summary of this thoughts on revolution and tradition. And lastly, some quotations.
Foucault - Here is a weird video that gives you a bio of Foucault, then a clip about government surveillance, then an interview with Foucault about psychiatry and power. It's pretty interesting despite the odd style.
And here are links to quotes and summaries from Sparknotes on his books about Madness and Prison.
Here is a link to an interview with a prominent economist in a respectable newspaper claiming that Marx was right. What? And here is the famous literary critic Terry Eagleton discussing his own book, Marx was Right.
(By the way, "labor" means the working class and "capital" means the wealthy class.) And finally, a link to a Time Magazine article called "Karl Marx's Revenge."
http://www.biography.com/people/mary-wollstonecraft-9535967?page=1 Great, simple bio...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjalBmkmkvE This video is brilliant!! Explains her ideas in 3 minutes.
Two short, informative YouTubes on the Culture Industry with lots of images and examples:
Mr. Justin Biggs