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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. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions That section alone gets four stars maybe even five, if efnest hadn’t been for the dense style.

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The second option is more fully developed in postmodernism in the West. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Reason and Subjectivity after Postmodernism.

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As I’m personally a strong adherent of the third of the above mentioned options, enlightenment rationalism, I came away a postmodernidm disappointed in what little Gellner had to say about it especially since Gellner was a rationalist himself. History of Western Philosophy. In Postmodernism, Reason and ReligionErnest Gellner suggests that we face three ideological options at the present time: The third upholds the view that there is a unique truth, but denies that any society can be firmly in possession of it.

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