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Postmodernism takes such a beating that there’s very postmodetnism left to add once the dust has settled. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Ernest Gellner was a prominent British-Czech philosopher, social anthropologist, and writer on nationalism. Timo Klingler rated it really liked it Jul 24, For a book that demolishes the postmodernist fad which it does thoroughly postmofernism admirablythis is in itself needlessly dense, repetitious and verbose in many places.


However, the fact that Gellner so utterly destroys postmodernism in about 50 pages or so more than makes up for the other shortcomings.

The whole book is only pages long. Apr 04, Robert Holm rated it liked it Shelves: He maintains that the objectivity pursued as an ideal by social science during the colonial period was in fact a tool of domination, and that a subjectivist relativism is a way of moving beyond that mode. Sign in to use this feature. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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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. The Life of Reason.


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