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The Truth About the Truth

Walter Truett Anderson (Ed)

The Truth About the Truth

Walter Truett Anderson (Ed)

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Includes essays and excerpts from the works of prominent modern thinkers such as Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, and Isaiah Berlin among others.


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Includes essays and excerpts from the works of prominent modern thinkers such as Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, and Isaiah Berlin among others.

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Table Of Contents

  • :the Truth About Truthintroduction: What's Going On Here?
    part One. In And Out Of The Grand Hotel

    themes And Definitions
    1. Steinar Kvale: Themes Of Postmodernity
    2. Charles Jencks: What Is Post-modernism?
    3. Umberto Eco: "i Love You Madly," He Said Self-consciously

    the Construction Of Reality
    4. Ernest Becker: The Fragile Fiction
    5. Peter L. Berger And Thomas Luckmann: The Dehumanized World
    6. Michel Foucault: Strategies Of Power

    three Useful Inventions
    7. Isaiah Berlin: The Idea Of Pluralism
    8. Roy Wagner: The Idea Of Culture
    9. Werner Sollors: The Idea Of Ethnicity

    part Two. All That Is Solid Melts Into Air

    symbols At Work And Play
    10. Richard Shweder: Santa Claus On The Cross
    11. Jean Baudrillard: The Map Precedes The Territory
    12. Ernest Sternberg: The Economy Of Icons
    13. Jacques Derrida: The Play Of Substitution
    14. Stephen Katz: How To Speak And Write Postmodern

    different Kinds Of Difference
    15. James Davison Hunter: The Orthodox And The Progressive
    16. Richard Rorty: Ironists And Metaphysicians
    17. Pauline Marie Rosenau: Affirmatives And Skeptics
    18. Walter Truett Anderson: Four Different Ways To Be Absolutely Right
    19. Bell Hooks: Postmodern Blackness

    part Three. Self, Sex And Sanity

    the Pluralistic Person, The Disappearing Self
    20. Robert Jay Lifton: The Protean Style
    21. Kenneth J. Gergen: The Healthy, Happy Human Being Wears Many Masks
    22. Connie Zweig: The Death Of The Self In The Postmodern World

    sex And Gender
    23. Maureen O'hara: Constructing Emancipatory Realities
    24. William Simon: The Postmodernization Of Sex And Gender

    reconstructing Psychology
    25. Stanley Krippner And Michael Winkler: Studying Consciousness In The Postmodern Age
    26. Maureen O'hara And Walter Truett Anderson: Psychotherapy's Own Identity Crisis

    part Four. Faith And Freedom

    science Without Scientism
    27. Howard Gardner: Gifted Worldmakers
    28. Thomas Kuhn: Scientists And Their Worldviews
    29. Paul Feyerabend: Anything Goes

    religion In The Age Of Disbelief
    30. Huston Smith: Postmodernism And The World's Religions
    31. Martin Marty: Religio-secular Society
    32. Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.: The Opening Of The American Mind
    33. Vaclav Havel: The Search For Meaning In A Global Civilization

    epilogue: The End And Beginning Of Enlightenment
    Notes
    Contributors

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 169638
  • Product Code 0874778018
  • EAN 9780874778014
  • Pages 272
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Jeremy P Tarcher
  • Publication Date Aug 1995
  • Sales Rank #29907
  • Dimensions 233 x 154 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.308kg

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