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  • Harvey's Analysis Of Postmodernism
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    Book Review: The Condition of Postmodernity, David Harvey is well-known in social theory circles for books like Social Justice and the City (1973), The Limits to Capital (1982), The Urbanization of Capital (1985), and Consciousness and The Urban Experience (1985) - all seminal attempts to chart the relatively new and unexplored interface between political economy and urban geography. The Condition of Postmodernity is a significant new work by Harvey that situates postmodern theory within a broad...
  • Postmodernism Lyotard
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    In a world of delusions, illusions, allusions and virtual realities, but also of constructed realities and of deconstructed textual ities, the means of representation, the signs, have dissolved in the ongoing process of infinite se miosis. The crisis of representation is the apprehension of a world in which the signs have lost their power to represent anything. Where is the structural foundation of text in a network of hypertextuality, exactly what is this structural ground for postmodernism to ...
  • Very Big Poverty In Postmodern Culture
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    The movement occurred after 1945 is postmodernism which had shown its powerful effects in every aspect of life. Its a movement that cant be defined with a simple sentence because postmodernism has lots of components and directions. A postmodernist reflects history's theological interpretations. When we talk about post-modernism we also take the concept modernism in our concept. Postmodernism is defined related to modernism as the legalization of illegal parts of modernism. Modernity and postmode...
  • Rudimentary Knowledge Of The Postmodern Situation
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    Michael D rach December 8 Philosophy Research Essay Society currently exists within a sphere of "reality" that can be classified as post-modern, or superseding the modern. This is a social condition that has come under much scrutiny and criticism in recent years, and its very being has been the subject of a great deal of debate. It is a very difficult concept to understand and classify, due to its endless interpretations. However, there is a somewhat general consensus that is considerably easier...
  • Development Of Postmodernism In Anthropological Thought
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    With the end of colonialism and the emergence of a seemingly new world order, there raised a demand that research be useful and relevant, indicating that knowledge for its own sake was insufficient. As a result of this, what emerged was a new focus on 'development' and 'modernization' in the form of postmodernism. In these changing times, anthropology has come into contact with a variety of evolving concepts, including hybridity, montage, fluidity, and deconstruction. The question remains, how t...
  • Most Influential Writer In Postmodern Thought
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    "Modernity" is that period roughly associated with twentieth century Western ideas about art (although traces of it in emergent forms can be found in the nineteenth century as well), in which science established facts, political theory established the social state, secularism overcame religious opinion, and the notion of shame was denied or explained away with various social conventions. It was an era dominated by the thought of Freud and Marx. Its tendency was toward the legitimacy of the socia...

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