Zygmunt Bauman was born in 1925 in Poznan, Poland and was one of the most important and influential sociologists and philosophers of today. In his works he was particularly concerned with the problems of globalization, modernism, postmodernism, consumerism and ethics. He has published more than sixty books, most of which can be categorised as classics of sociological literature. His most famous books are Modernity and Holocaust, Liquid Modernity, Postmodern Ethics, Liquid Life, Liquid Evil, Globalization: The Human Consequences, and The Individualized Society. Bauman died in 2017.
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