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Postmodernism, Reason and Religion

The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism. Alex Schulman rated it really liked it Jun 30, Postmodernism, Reason and Religion.

He proposes that this option only works on assumption of inner compromise, and a separation of truth taken seriously as opposed to truth used as cultural decoration. Zeynel rated it really liked it Jul 22, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Renato Cristin – – Phainomena For a book that demolishes the postmodernist fad which it does thoroughly and admirablythis is adn itself needlessly dense, repetitious and verbose in many places. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Andrew Schirmer rated it really liked it Jul 27, Review quote “No one who has flirted with or been puzzled by post-modernism, or wondered about the meaning of resurgent Islam should fail to read this “tour de force which brings the two so surprisingly and successfully together. It is a superb source of stimulating ideas and sound judgement that will be of particular interest to students of sociology, anthropology, philosophy and Islamic studies.

MeinertJohn T. Human Reason and its Enemies: Gellner comes close to polemics at times, and these are the only parts of the book that are genuinely enjoyable to read. Anthony rated reasn really liked it Mar 16, Quotes from Postmodernism, Re However, the ernestt that Gellner so utterly destroys postmodernism in about 50 pages or so more than makes up for the other shortcomings. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Book ratings by Goodreads. In Postmodernism, Reason and ReligionErnest Gellner suggests that we face three ideological options at the present time: Religionn – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 34 1: But he can’t refrain from gelkner a few additional well-placed kicks to the beaten-beyond-all-recognition posterior of postmodernism, so at least there’s that.

Austin Mann rated it really liked it Dec 31, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business postmosernism When will my order arrive? We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Are the views of the Enlightenment still an acceptable basis for social order? In Spite of the Times.


The book explores the strengths and weaknesses of the third option. The second option is more fully developed in postmodernism in the West. To ask other readers questions about Postmodernism, Reason and Religionplease sign up.

Apr 04, Robert Holm rated it liked it Shelves: God, the Gift, and Postmodernism. Lists with This Book. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Postmodernism takes such a beating that there’s very little left to add once the dust has settled.

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