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Postmodern rationality, social criticism, and religion

by Henry L. Ruf

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Published by Paragon House in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism.,
  • Pragmatism.,
  • Religion and sociology.,
  • Religion and science.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-452) and index.

    StatementHenry L. Ruf.
    SeriesParagon issues in philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB944.P67 R84 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 466 p. ;
    Number of Pages466
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3299238M
    ISBN 101557788391
    LC Control Number2004026992

    Jean-Francois Lyotard ( – ) was the author of a highly influential work on postmodern society called, The Postmodern Condition (). This book was a critique of the current state of knowledge among modern postindustrial nations such as those found in the United States and much of . Through interdisciplinary studies touching on such fields as postmodern philosophy and critical theory; theology and ethics; psychoanalysis and feminism; art, architecture, and literature; science, technology, and economics, the series aims to advance theoretically informed debate concerning the most urgent conceptual and practical challenges.

    Book Description: The first book to offer a systematic look at the significance of postmodernist ideas for education. “In Postmodern Education Aronowitz and Giroux are architects of the imagination, presenting essays of political, social, and cultural criticism aimed at altering the ways we understand the existing social order and act to change the conditions of our lives.” --Afterimage. , Henry L. Ruf, Postmodern rationality, social criticism, and religion Sacred altarity is the indescribable other that makes the describable possible , Jason Schwager, altarity is the sense rising from the altar of separation insulating a culture, religion, people, from those defined as outside due to their otherness.

    The essays collected in Religion and Rationality are meant to “constitute evidence” (p) of Mendieta’s claim of undisrupted continuity. As it happens, several of the selected essays date from the earlier period of Habermas’s career—prior to his full “linguistic turn” to . Alex Preda, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Postmodernism in sociology is an intellectual project with a controversial, yet established legacy, characteristic for the late twentieth century. This project comprises (1) an analysis of the social and cultural features of late capitalism (postmodernity), (2) a critique of sociological.


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