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Beyond the post-modern mind

by Huston Smith

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Published by Theosophical Pub. House in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Postmodernism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHuston Smith.
    SeriesA Quest book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB804 .S576 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2216813M
    ISBN 100835606473
    LC Control Number89040175
    OCLC/WorldCa20167582

    Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late 20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism, marking a departure from term has been more generally applied to describe a historical era said to follow after modernity and the tendencies of this era.. Postmodernism is generally defined by an attitude of skepticism, irony, or rejection. 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.

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