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Postmodernism, Reason and Religion by Ernest Gellner

The second option is more fully developed in postmodernism in the West. This article has no associated abstract.

Anthony rated it really liked it Mar 16, Just a moment while we sign bellner in to your Goodreads account. But he can’t refrain from delivering a few additional well-placed kicks to the beaten-beyond-all-recognition posterior reliion postmodernism, so at least there’s that. Review quote “No religioh who has flirted with or been puzzled by post-modernism, or wondered about the meaning of resurgent Islam should fail to read this “tour de force which brings the two so surprisingly and successfully together.

Paul Gosselin rated it liked it Feb 25, 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.


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 eeason, Akbar Ahmed. Science, Religion, and the Meaning of Life and the Universe: The Best Books of By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Open Preview See a Problem?

Quotes from Postmodernism, Re 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. Religious Studies 29 2: Another is the pursuit of a form of relativism which abandons the notion of truth and resigns itself to treating truth as relative to the society or culture in question.

Published August 22nd by Routledge first published January religioj Jones – – Anthropology of Consciousness 17 2: The Fundamentalist Claim to De-Westernization. John Macmurray – – London: A Rigorous Critique of Postmodernism.

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Postmodernism, Reason and Religion. Refresh and try again. Be the first to ask a question about Postmodernism, Reason and Religion. MeinertJohn T. Gellner comes close to polemics at times, and these are the only parts of the book that are genuinely enjoyable to read.

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Mark rated it it was ok May 15, 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. Faisal Buzdar rated it liked it Sep 11, The Hermeneutics of Modernity as an Endless Project. The Life of Reason. Book ratings by Goodreads.