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The whole book is only pages long. Bagnall – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 34 1: JM rated it it was amazing Apr 07, His strangely muted opinions might also have had something to do with the fact that this book was originally intended as a collaboration with a Muslim academic, Akbar Ahmed. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Science Reaeon and Mathematics.

Postmodernism, Reason and Religion by Ernest Gellner

Postmodernism, Reason and Religion. Postmodernism, Reason and Religion. May 17, Harrison rated it it was amazing Shelves: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Paul Religipn rated it liked it Feb 25, Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? The author is highly critical of this movement, arguing that postmodernism indulges in a kind of subjectivism as a form of expiation for the sins of colonialism.


The main thesis of Postmodernism, Reason and Religion is that we face three ideological options at the present time.

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Aug 03, Imran Kazi rated it it was amazing. Braidotti – – Theory, Culture and Society 25 6: Postmodern Rationality, Social Criticism, and Religion. Anv 04, Robert Holm rated it liked it Shelves: Published August 22nd by Routledge first published January 1st Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Refresh and try again.

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They are religious fundamentalism, po For a book that demolishes the postmodernist fad which it does thoroughly and admirablythis is in itself needlessly dense, repetitious and verbose in many places. No argument could be simpler or more conclusive.


Jun 10, Risa marked it as to-read Shelves: Mark rated it it was ok May 15, Faran rated it really liked it Aug 26, Asia rated it it was ok Jul 21, Book ratings by Goodreads. God, the Gift, and Postmodernism. The third upholds the view that there is a unique truth, but denies that any society can be firmly in possession of it.

Gellner’s attack on relativism makes up the middle section and the bulk of the book, and should be required reading for anyone deluded enough to think that postmodernism is still fashionable. This shrewd and penetrating book, written by one of the world’s erligion highly respected social thinkers, digs into the heart fo the controversy between Islam and the West.

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