Tag: postmodernism

83 Is Kurt Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem a "cheap trick"? 2011-06-08T19:18:30.400

36 How come nihilism is so popular today? 2018-02-12T14:55:12.597

30 What does it mean for a book or a theorist to be "post-modernist" as opposed to "modernist"? 2011-08-12T22:18:11.787

17 Why so much hate for postmodernism? 2017-07-12T00:59:27.890

13 What is the practical usefulness of post-modernist sociology à la Foucault, e.g. of the insight that "insanity is merely a label applied by society"? 2011-06-11T03:05:55.603

13 Are there any books about postmodernism being like sophism? 2015-04-28T08:09:23.943

10 What is postmodernism? 2011-06-13T21:36:58.497

9 Is Machiavelli's "The Prince" an immoral book? 2015-02-05T21:49:40.763

9 Why are French postmodern philosophers (like Baudrillard) so hard to read/understand? 2015-04-01T16:15:25.950

7 Is this criticism of Luce Irigaray's statements on physics accurate? 2015-06-30T08:29:41.163

7 Can someone identify this school of thought? 2021-01-20T13:21:52.407

6 Does the postmodern rejection of "Grand Narratives" have anything to do with "First Principles" argumentation? 2018-06-26T19:06:42.087

5 Is there a modernist philosophy? 2013-01-12T09:43:14.370

5 Mass surveillance and the concealed subject of power 2014-04-23T09:21:50.217

5 Is postmodernism pessimistic or optimistic? 2015-09-03T07:38:42.603

5 Who has linked the analysis of modernism or post modernism to Lacan's four discourses? 2017-01-10T21:28:27.640

5 Is there a name for gradual dissolution of the boundaries between two objects or identities? 2018-02-04T06:12:46.130

4 Why is explaining your work, or guiding your audience such a faux pas to Umberto Eco (postmodern philosopher)? 2013-11-15T15:14:38.477

4 Who should I read to broadly understand contemporary philosophical discourse? 2016-12-19T05:27:51.360

4 What is the consensus on metaphysical innocence of social construction (2N2C)? 2017-07-19T00:00:34.660

4 Implication of Rorty's concession to Ramberg that true statements "get things right"? 2017-08-30T19:24:57.870

4 What is the "orthodox" post-modernism? 2018-02-20T13:54:44.943

4 Does postmodernism entail nihilism? 2018-03-07T17:30:30.307

4 Metaphysical substrate and the Judeo-Christian legacy 2018-07-04T19:51:01.210

4 How do structuralism and post-structuralism change the way I read a novel? 2018-08-09T20:06:54.523

4 Self refuting pillar of postmodernism 2019-02-26T19:06:58.867

4 Why is postmodernism apparently so ill-perceived in philosophy of science? 2020-05-08T01:15:19.847

3 What is a good introduction to structuralism and related fields? 2012-06-17T13:52:39.183

3 How do modern philosophers oppose relativism? 2013-11-06T23:36:29.280

3 What happend to the embracing of a particular schools of philosophy in Universities? 2014-09-28T01:38:00.793

3 Do postmodernists believe in such a thing as fundamental truth? 2015-10-29T15:28:16.293

3 What exactly does Spivak mean by strategic essentialism? 2016-04-20T09:44:03.460

3 Why Chomsky called postmodernist ideas "absurdities" when related to the "Third World"? 2017-08-16T23:34:09.823

3 What are the benefits of Jean-François Lyotard's "little narratives"? 2018-01-07T16:57:20.663

3 Why magical thinking is still present to this day? 2018-02-13T19:17:06.580

3 What are the differences between postmodernism, post-structuralism and deconstruction? 2018-04-12T04:31:56.293

3 Is the "blind men and an elephant" illustration self-refuting? 2018-06-14T04:26:04.827

3 Are obscurantists unethically self-indulgent, uncharitable in not writing more readably? 2018-08-24T05:12:29.790

3 Was Jan Smuts the father of Holism? 2018-10-18T04:21:17.590

3 Looking for a book to compliment Zammito and Mohanty in understanding the ethos of post positivistic realism 2018-11-25T02:47:58.920

3 What are the relationships between Foucault's medical gaze, scientific investigation, and Buddhist detachment? 2019-01-23T08:22:14.097

3 How to make sense of philosophical text that might seem like "nonsense" but isn't? 2020-06-29T21:09:07.583

2 Narrative, what is it? 2013-01-02T06:40:23.060

2 Why is Las Meninas is the representation of classical representation? 2014-05-04T02:08:10.857

2 How does post-humanism deal with Kants Copernican turn? 2014-06-21T04:29:29.453

2 Saussure and structuralism 2014-07-12T13:03:20.330

2 Modernists versus postmodernists? 2016-05-31T16:40:28.410

2 What do post modernists make of modern art and modernity? 2016-08-14T18:55:41.653

2 What does Baudrillard mean by "The end of the Social"? 2016-08-25T02:04:14.783

2 How to delve into Structuralism? 2016-09-16T02:38:32.637

2 Who said postmodernism is a Right-wing philosophy? 2017-08-13T15:16:33.467

2 What are the relations between Neoliberalism and Postmodernism? 2017-08-17T05:36:45.543

2 Does Sokal & Bricmont's book offer proof of the vacuity of Post-Modernism? Can any schools of Philosophy be proven to be pure Sophistry? 2017-11-17T22:59:49.830

2 What is postanalytic philosophy? 2018-01-29T07:38:19.177

2 What does Foucault mean by "regime of truth" and "discursive formation"? 2018-03-06T21:07:14.243

2 Foucault and Derrida on spiritual liberation 2018-03-12T22:51:27.243

2 Is there a relation between postmodernism and Asian philosophies? 2018-04-12T05:28:12.657

2 In Postmodernism, why is irony "the only option"? 2018-09-06T23:12:09.697

2 Would Carl Jung be considered a postmodernist? 2018-11-28T16:44:46.137

2 Is there no basis for differentiating a personal from a historical narrative? 2019-01-06T22:45:28.060

2 Why is Nietzsche associated with postmodernism? 2019-02-23T06:32:45.843

2 Do followers of Lyotard consider modernism deconstructive? 2019-10-13T05:35:25.900

2 Why is “The Name of the Rose” by Umberto Eco often regarded as postmodern? 2020-01-14T15:25:15.580

2 Does structuralism have preference for thinking through structures? 2020-11-25T12:59:34.163

1 What is a hybrid in Bruno Latour's theory? 2012-08-11T20:23:02.417

1 How can Schelling’s philosophy as a whole be characterized? 2013-06-20T01:41:03.533

1 What are the implications of Baudrillard's ideas to epistemology? 2014-07-30T10:33:24.210

1 Is post-modernity liminal? 2014-09-01T23:11:07.340

1 The Death of Language - what does it mean? 2016-04-10T21:14:21.337

1 Circular arguments in Philosophy post Wittgenstein 2016-09-08T23:37:05.487

1 How, if at all, has the concept of rhetoric mutated during post-modernity? 2017-05-21T14:19:26.093

1 Do postmodernists insist that "laws of physics" are "mere social conventions"? Or not anymore? 2017-08-14T04:23:11.910

1 Postmodernism advocates are Right-wing or just can't see its effects against the Left? 2017-08-16T18:10:48.070

1 Has, as Richard Rorty hoped, solidarity successfully replaced objective truth as the aim of cognition? 2017-08-23T01:18:26.207

1 From a postmodernist perspective, can societies even change, or exist at all? 2018-07-21T03:57:04.350

1 Ought someone reading philosophy for fun skip obscurantist primary sources? 2018-08-24T06:02:35.807

1 Why did Baudrillard regard 'terrorism as fashion and the media'? 2018-09-07T06:47:37.510

1 In comparing Existentialism with Postmodernism, what do 'process', 'essence', 'authenticity' mean? 2018-09-08T02:29:17.790

1 What does a postmodernist mean by us having "no ‘essence’" and being ‘in process’? 2018-09-08T18:41:45.430

1 What does Latour mean by (-/non/post/)modernism? 2018-10-25T15:28:50.623

1 Are there any good sources that would help me read Lacan's Seminar XVII? 2019-03-15T17:03:26.743

1 Is Baudrillard able to communicate an inability to meaningfully communicate? 2019-05-03T15:49:30.663

1 What is the difference between Adorno's 'fragmentation' and post-modern art's fragmentation? 2019-06-16T21:16:25.127

1 Should we accept non-predictive inductive arguments based on cultural judgments? 2019-06-20T20:49:51.360

1 Post-Positivism's Relationship to Post-Modernism 2019-11-15T01:36:02.310

1 Does postmodernism hold that science is one social narrative among many, no better or worse than any other way of knowing? 2020-09-13T12:48:11.337

1 Unconventional/underground philosophy 2021-02-21T16:47:08.917

1 Anyone doing interesting deconstruction of Habermas? 2021-02-26T02:17:34.217

0 Irony in Friedrich Nietzsche? 2014-03-21T11:04:50.577

0 How do social sciences today tend to see the contributions of biology and other natural sciences? 2015-01-28T14:39:42.693

0 Did Francois Lyotard coin the word postmodernism? 2016-05-31T16:32:47.023

0 What does metamodernism say about Eric Gans' ideas on "victimary thinking"? 2017-01-13T07:43:41.170

0 What was post modernism before Lyotard? 2017-01-18T17:28:43.060

0 "Reality is a social construct" -- fair characterization or not? 2017-06-29T06:24:31.503

0 Can postmodernism conclude we should use philosophy/science only as tools to help us live better, rather than search for the nature of the universe? 2018-02-18T19:10:23.293

0 What does 'require' mean in this statement of Danto's view on (institutional) art? 2019-08-19T17:12:29.340

0 Is there a novel that incorporates all of the theories included in Jacques Derrida's 'Seven Missiles, Seven Missives'? 2020-10-20T19:17:16.367

0 What is bourgeois liberalism (as associated with Rorty)? 2020-12-24T10:11:49.850

-1 Do postmodernism says that now science, politics, arts can't criticized each other? Or is it an observation that they can't anymore? 2020-02-14T20:58:29.557