Chapter 13. Postmodernism

  1. Robert C. Solomon and
  2. David Sherman
  1. Steven Best and
  2. Douglas Kellner

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997093.ch14

The Blackwell Guide to Continental Philosophy

The Blackwell Guide to Continental Philosophy

How to Cite

Best, S. and Kellner, D. (2003) Postmodernism, in The Blackwell Guide to Continental Philosophy (eds R. C. Solomon and D. Sherman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997093.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221241

Online ISBN: 9780470997093

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Keywords:

  • postmodernism;
  • modernity;
  • poststructuralist;
  • neopragmatist;
  • emancipatory values

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Modern Theory and Kierkegaard's Assault on Reason

  • Nietzsche and the Postmodern

  • Nietzsche's Progeny and the Postmodern Turn: From Heidegger through Derrida

  • Foucault's Critique of Rationality and Modernity

  • Lyotard's “Postmodern Condition”: Polemics and Aporia

  • Richard Rorty, the Attack on Theory, and Renunciation of Radical Politics

  • For Theory and Politics