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Postmodernism, Reason and Religion by Ernest Gellner
Good for the pomo dissfest in the middle portion of the book, and nothing else. Paperbackpages. As I’m personally a strong adherent of the third of the above mentioned options, enlightenment rationalism, I came away a bit disappointed in what little Gellner had to say about it especially since Gellner was a rationalist himself. No argument could be simpler or more conclusive. Ernest Gellner was a prominent British-Czech philosopher, social anthropologist, and writer on nationalism.
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Postmodernism, Reason and Religion
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Postmodern Rationality, Social Criticism, and Religion. On questions of faith and by extension truththere are three main ideological options available to us, Gellner argues.
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His wishy-washy and at times highly misleading approach in the brief final sections of the book ane no service to reason. The Fundamentalist Claim to De-Westernization. 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. Find it on Scholar. May 17, Harrison rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kristina rated it really liked it Sep 05, 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.