All that is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity
This book develops the idea that Modernity's defining characteristic is that of continual reassertion of ambivalence. In light of this argument the author revisits writers such as Goethe, Marx and Dostoevsky adding new dimensions to them all as well as to our understanding of Modernity.
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This is a very popular and influential book in Iran's intellectual realm.
This book is a fascinating refutation of many post-modern ideas. In particular, Lyotard's idea of "the decline of meta-narratives". Meta-narratives are as relevant as ever, in particular as we move further into an information age. See for example:
The Tragedy of Development
The Unaccommodated Man
The Metamorphosis of Values
Modernism in the Streets