The main difference between modernism and post-modernism
is in the change of metanarrative.
Facebook is not the only place where large scale post-modernism
moves away from the rational culture of the so-called "modern era.
, in other words, anticipated this loss of distinction, but it could not have known what our networked world would be like.
In the first, he analyzes how cultural history and post-modernism
have addressed the old controversies between revisionist social history and the totalitarian school; he follows up with chapters on the state and politics, workers and peasants, gender history, "captive minds" (religion, science, education, and history), repression and terror, and foreign policy.
has been described as a reaction to the modernist epistemology and its notions of laws and order (Polkinghorne, 1992)--truth, rationality, objectivity, individual knowledge, evidence and scientific progress (Gergen, 2001)--it is oversimplistic to oppose or contrast modernism with post-modernism
By linking her argument to this theoretical and contentious term, a more focused examination of post-modernism
and how it is affecting (or not affecting) the oldtimers in the six post-agrarian communities would have strengthened the argument about the emergence of the postagrarian community.
More seriously, the approach tends to minimise the reality of the body and ignore biological processes, rather illustrating Terry Eagleton's recent comment that post-modernism
is "obsessed by the body but terrified of biology.
I now believe I became disillusioned over time in my search in the 1980s, when post-modernism
The authors of Chicago "have heard of structuralism and post-modernism
(both lowercase) but (like Microsoft) do not recognize poststructuralism (this from one of Derrida's American publishers).
Starting with his analysis of his own position as a British Muslim and a writer, it goes on to explore issues of Islam and cultural change, education, identity, post-modernism
and the future.
It was my first encounter with post-modernism
, though I didn't know it at the time, and I started thinking very differently about making art.