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Reason, dialectic, and postmodern philosophy

Reason, dialectic, and postmodern philosophy

Indian and Western perspectives

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Published by Om Publications in Faridabad .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism -- Comparative studies -- Congresses.,
  • Reason -- Comparative studies -- Congresses.,
  • Argumentation -- Comparative studies -- Congresses.,
  • Indian philosophy -- Comparative studies -- Congresses.,
  • Philosophy -- Comparative studies -- Congresses.

  • About the Edition

    Contributed seminar papers.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor, Raghwendra Pratap Singh.
    GenreComparative studies, Congresses.
    ContributionsSingh, Raghwendra Pratap, 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB831.2 R43 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6871495M
    ISBN 108186867333
    LC Control Number00403411
    OCLC/WorldCa47256667

    Postmodern Philosophy. Postmodern Philosophy – Introduction Richard Rorty summarizes Postmodern philosophy well, “We [should] give up the correspondence theory of truth, and start treating moral and scientific beliefs as tools for achieving greater human happiness, rather than as representations of the intrinsic nature of reality.” 1 The philosophical ideas of Postmodernism divide. Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault Stephen Ronald Craig Hicks Scholargy Publishing, Inc., - Education - pages.

    Between universalism and relativism: philosophizing common sense --The postmodern need for a philosophy of common sense: Lyotard's The Postmodern condition and The Differend --Dialectical deduction: a reading of Kant's Critique of pure reason --Beyond the particular and the universal: D'Alembert's "Discours préliminaire" to the Encyclopédie.   North’s association of the contemporary left as the pseudo-left, which includes: postmodernism, the Frankfurt School and their heirs, Occupy Wall Street, SYRIZA in Greece, etc., is what the book deals with and is essential to all philosophers or those wishing to have a true understanding of the differences between left, pseudo-left (i.e.

    Horkheimer's book, Eclipse of Reason, started in and published in , is broken into five sections: Means and Ends, Conflicting Panaceas, The Revolt of Nature, The Rise and Decline of the Individual, and On the Concept of Philosophy. The Eclipse of Reason focuses on the concept of reason within the history of Western philosophy, which can only be fostered in an environment of free. Postmodernism, in philosophy, is a term originally coined by Jean-François Lyotard in The Postmodern Condition. He defined it as the condition of society where people were generally skeptical of "metanarratives". A metanarrative, for Lyotard, is a grand narrative of all humanity which we are collectively working towards in some way.


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Marxist postmodernism seeks to overthrow modernism and its progeny – truth, reason, knowledge, science, individualism, free markets, and liberal democracy.

Enlightenment’s modern philosophy overthrew the Medieval philosophy of faith. It replaced faith with reason. It supposed individuals could use perception and reason to know reality.

Double Dialectics uses a dialectical method of reading to show the resonance between Enlightenment and postmodern speculations about the nature of knowledge and ethics. Further, it offers a possible answer to the question of which Enlightenment values are worth preserving.

The book argues that Enlightenment philosophy has something to add to the contemporary thinking that appears to Cited by: 4. Reason in Revolt further develops the theory of Dialectical Materialism, using the most important scientific discoveries of the 20th century as a tool.

First exposed by Marx and Engels, Dialectical Materialism is a comprehensive methodology explaining the unity of the laws that govern nature, science and society, from evolution to chaos theory Cited by: 9.

Books shelved as dialectics: Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx's Method by Bertell Ollman, Strategic Maneuvering in Argumentative Discourse: Extendin.

Dialectical Thinking. Quantum theory, postmodern cosmology, chaos theory, computer interfacing and ecology all essentially subscribe to this view of "totality" in question, without being "hegelian". Analytic understanding is only adequate for natural science and practical everyday life, not for philosophy.

Dialectic reason s not. In his magnum opus, Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns, the distinguished philosopher Jurgen Habermas presented his ideas as a whole, providing the first major defense of his philosophy.

Dialectic Ingram here summarizes the themes of Habermas's masterwork, placing them in the context of the philosopher's other work, relating them to poststructuralism, hermeneutics, and Neo-Aristotelianism, 4/5(1).

This book is aimed specifically at newcomers to Marxism. A bestseller now in its second edition, it comprises introductory pieces on the three component parts of Marxist theory, corresponding broadly to philosophy, social history and economics: dialectical materialism, historical.

In the effort, anti-modernist philosophers Kant () and Hegel () sought to square Judeo-Christian cosmology with reason.

Or rather, to deconstruct it. Kant saw philosophy as a grey area between science and religion and made it the battleground in the war on reason.

His rescue effort resulted in the corruption of all three fields. After Kant: reality or reason but not both 42 Metaphysical solutions to Kant: from Hegel to Nietzsche 44 Dialectic and saving religion 46 Hegel’s contribution to postmodernism 50 Epistemological solutions to Kant: irrationalism from Kierkegaard to Nietzsche The Dialectic Method: A Critical and Postmodern Alternative to the Scientific Method.

Hegel's monologue of reason leads to the inquiry's. phenomenological philosophy — first book. The book Words and things of Michel Foucault was associated with structuralism, but the author himself has denied represent this intellectual current.

Reviews of postmodern philosophy The method of writing used by postmodern philosophers has been virulently. Critique of Dialectical Reason (French: Critique de la raison dialectique) is a book by the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, in which the author further develops the existentialist Marxism he first expounded in his essay Search for a Method ().

Critique of Dialectical Reason and Search for a Method were written as a common manuscript, with Sartre intending the former to logically precede. If you haven't read the book - do so - it is well worth the small effort. Dialectic involves resolving analytic contradictions. Thesis X - and antithesis (not X) form a classic analytic contradiction that resolve themselves through the process of the dialectic to a larger perspective of the s:   Question: "What is dialectical theology?" Answer: Dialectical theology, foundational to the theological system known as neo-orthodoxy, is the idea that God is unknowable to human beings outside of His grace and direct ing to dialectical theology, all attempts to know God through human reason are frustrated by insurmountable contradictions; thus, reason must give way.

Western dialectical forms. There are a variety of meanings of dialectic or dialectics within Western philosophy. Classical philosophy. In classical philosophy, dialectic (διαλεκτική) is a form of reasoning based upon dialogue of arguments and counter-arguments, advocating propositions and counter-propositions ().The outcome of such a dialectic might be the refutation of a relevant.

The book is dense, yet very readable and highly illuminating. If you're like me you'll find that you have to keep putting the book down to think about the concepts. I'm a philosophy major and this book has made me rethink all of my old ideas.

Break free from metaphysics, the dialectic is much more accurate. I'd recomend this book to anyone.3/5(5). Jean-Paul Sartre was a prolific philosopher, novelist, public intellectual, biographer, playwright and founder of the journal Les Temps in Paris in and died inSartre was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in —and turned it down.

His books include Nausea, Intimacy, The Flies, No Exit, Sartre’s War Diaries, Critique of Dialectical Reason, and the Reviews: 9. Jean-Paul Sartre was a prolific philosopher, novelist, public intellectual, biographer, playwright and founder of the journal Les Temps in Paris in and died inSartre was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in and turned it down.

His books include Nausea, Intimacy, The Flies, No Exit, Sartre's War Diaries, Critique of Dialectical Reason, and the monumental 2/5(1). Critical theory is a social philosophy pertaining to the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture in order to reveal and challenge power origins in sociology, as well as in literary criticism, it argues that social problems are influenced and created more by societal structures and cultural assumptions than by individual and psychological factors.

This book presents three generations of German, French, and Anglo-American thinking on the Hegelian narrative of desire, recognition, and alienation in life, labor, and language a narrative that has been subject to extensive commentary in philosophy, literature, psychoanalysis, and feminist thought.

The texts focus on a central topos in Western thought, the story of self-consciousness awakened. Postmodernism, in contemporary Western philosophy, a late 20th-century movement characterized by broad skepticism, subjectivism, or relativism; a general suspicion of reason; and an acute sensitivity to the role of ideology in asserting and maintaining political and economic power.Postmodern philosophy is a philosophical movement that arose in the second half of the 20th century as a critical response to assumptions allegedly present in modernist philosophical ideas regarding culture, identity, history, or language that were developed during the 18th-century Enlightenment.

Postmodernist thinkers developed concepts like difference, repetition, trace, and hyperreality to.His book traces the dialectical logic of two fundamental contemporary movements, the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela and the internal debates within Black politics and theory. At the same time, he restores three great antidialectical thinkers—Sorel, Fanon, and Dussel—to their full dialectical stature, in analyses that range from the.