Week 2

The Metropolis and Mental Life Communities are wherever people are. One could argue that a community could be formed between two people and a resilient fungus on the planet mars. According to Georg Simmel communities are not the focus, nor is it apart of the fundamental focus of the individual, independence is. Simmel argues that … Continue reading Week 2

Simmel & Mead

Georg Simmel– Exchange Simmel refers to an exchange as “the purest and most concentrated form of all human interactions in which serious interests are at stake (Applerouth, 233).” He recognizes that both in the realm of goods, and economics, and social interactions the premise of an exchange remains the same: [Simmel sees an exchange as] […]

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