In The Idea of the Postmodern, Hans Bertens clears up the confusion Hans Bertens is Professor and Director of American Studies at the. Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were too confused to ask is contained in this book. Hans Bertens’ Postmodernism is the first. Hans Bertens, The Idea of the Postmodern: A History. London/New York: Routledge, ix + pp. ISBN (hbk) $ Bertens’s difficult task.

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Recasting the FoucaultlHabermas Debate. A History provided both a wide-angle lens and a zoom feature to postmodrrn movement, but also demonstrated in vivid fashion why I always felt inadequate when approaching the concept.


The Idea of the Postmodern: A History

Devin soper rated it it was amazing Sep 10, London and New York: State University of New Hanz Press, Jack added it Sep 28, By resisting the idea of knowable Truth, postmodernism reminds humanity that everyone may be blind men touching different aspects of the elephant. Return to Book Page.

Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask. Part of my problem is that I often associated the postmorern with critics and observers, like Susan Sontag, who never actually used the word. Clack – – Religious Studies 32 3: An enjoyable and indispensible text for today’s student. On Meaning, Manipulation and Promise.

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Its History and Prospects, London: At one point, I had a simple equation where postmodernism equals relativism. Was It Ever Really Christian? Request removal from index. This is important to me tye I am a Theist. Paperbackpages.


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