Postmodern Theory and Progressive Politics
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Postmodern Theory and Progressive Politics (English, Paperback, de Zengotita Thomas)

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Postmodern Theory and Progressive Politics  (English, Paperback, de Zengotita Thomas)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
  • Genre: Political Science
  • ISBN: 9783030080747, 9783030080747
  • Pages: 393
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This book explores the origins of the academic culture wars of the late 20th century and examines their lasting influence on the humanities and progressive politics. It puts us in a position to ask this question: what to make now of those furious debates over postmodernism, multiculturalism, relativism, critical theory, deconstruction, post-structuralism, and all the rest? In an effort to arrive at a fair judgment on that question, the book reaches for an understanding of postmodern theorists by way of two genres they despised and hopes, for that very reason, to do them justice. It tells a story, and in the telling, advances two basic claims: first, that the phenomenological/hermeneutical tradition is the most suitable source of theory for a humanism that aspires to be universal; and, second, that the ethical and political aspect of the human condition is authentically accessible only through narrative. In conclusion, it argues that the postmodern moment was a necessary one, or will have been if we rise to the occasion and seize the opportunity it offers: a truly universal humanism might yet be realized even in-or perhaps especially in-this atavistic hour of parochial populism.
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  • Springer Nature Switzerland AG
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  • 21 mm
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  • 210 mm
Length
  • 148 mm
Weight
  • 547 gr
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