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Knowledge and postmodernism in historical perspective

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Sociology of.,
  • Postmodernism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-556).

    Statementedited by Joyce Appleby ... [et al.].
    ContributionsAppleby, Joyce Oldham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD175 .K62 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 559 p. ;
    Number of Pages559
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL798961M
    ISBN 100415913829, 0415913837
    LC Control Number95035192


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Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late 20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism, marking a departure from modernism.

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Postmodernism in a global perspective New Delhi: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd doi: / From the vantage of the sociology of knowledge, postmodernism, the main focus of this collection, arose at a moment when modernity itself was in various ways called into question.

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In addition to explaining historical highlights of each era, the authors also present ten basic beliefs of postmodernism. Here are three of them (to whet your appetite): Postmodernism challenges the Enlightenment confidence in.

Instead, I propose an approach directed at the history of knowledge systems within a particular, though elite, subculture. This perspective seeks to investigate the intellectual worlds and historical memories constructed by journalists, trade book authors, literary critics, philosophers, and public intellectuals.

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Postmodernism is construed as begun afterto be precise. • Thinking: Thinking too differed in modern and postmodern periods. Before I turn to a quick overview of the theorists discussed in the Postmodernism Modules, I will begin by offering up a necessarily truncated historical overview in order to situate postmodernity within the major historical movements that have shaped subjectivity in the File Size: KB.

POST-MODERNISM Postmodernism in the literal sense means that it evolved after modernism. It is actually a broader term that is used in various fields such as philosophy, art, music and critical theory. Postmodernism serves as a striking contradiction to classical.

Postmodernism, Post Structuralism and ‘Enlightenment’ looking critically at Linda Hutcheon’s book A Poetics of Postmodernism ().

In Adorno’s lugubrious historical perspective, the Enlightenment ended with the death-camps and the new age of electronic barbarism, fostered by a ‘culture industry’ (though ironically, like.

Postmodernism rejects this, and basically everything, in an extreme and sometimes nihilistic manner. Postmodernism says that everything is relative and constructed by political, social and historical perceptions, therefore nothing can be adequately explained by any Author: David Deeley.

That the will to truth or knowledge is involved in power, control, and exclusion is largely hidden within any given epoch; this is the reason why Foucault gives his attention to the knowledge/power relations of earlier historical periods.

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Postmodernism, in his view, is "precisely a moment of the modern" (36). PERSPECTIVES ON POSTMODERNISM AND THE HISTORICAL FICTION (), Lyotard argues that knowledge is the world’s most important commodity but it is transmitted through narrative, a concept that he criticizes, since grand narratives claim to be able to explain everything and resist change.

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Postmodernism, in contemporary Western philosophy, a late 20th-century movement characterized by broad skepticism, subjectivism, or relativism; a general suspicion of reason; and an acute sensitivity to the role of ideology in asserting and maintaining political and economic power.

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The analysis is from a conservative evangelical perspective and it examines the historical, theological and philosophical issues arising from the cultural mood, mind-set and intellectual worldview we call postmodernity.

What is valuable about this book is that it is lucidly written from a clear and stated position. Modernism of the late s was followed by postmodernism that arose after the Second World War. The latter was a reaction to the former and emerged from it. They were movements that influenced art, architecture, literature, culture, and society at large.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Some of this terminological ambivalence also attaches to the relationship between science, technology, and postmodernism. On the one hand, one can designate as “postmodern” some of the latest scientific and technological achievements, particularly those that are culturally perceived as ushering in a different historical era and type of society.Alex Preda, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Postmodernism in sociology is an intellectual project with a controversial, yet established legacy, characteristic for the late twentieth century.

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