In The Idea of the Postmodern, Hans Bertens clears up the confusion Hans Bertens is Professor and Director of American Studies at the. Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were too confused to ask is contained in this book. Hans Bertens’ Postmodernism is the first. Hans Bertens, The Idea of the Postmodern: A History. London/New York: Routledge, ix + pp. ISBN (hbk) $ Bertens’s difficult task.

Author: Dukora Goltizilkree
Country: Kazakhstan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Politics
Published (Last): 6 November 2007
Pages: 185
PDF File Size: 17.25 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.29 Mb
ISBN: 852-3-71164-141-6
Downloads: 21794
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Gardajora

Recent Work on the History of Analytic Philosophy. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Talcott Parsons, The Social System. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Johannes Willem Bertens – – Routledge. Paperbackpages. Postmodernism has always been a slippery concept for me to get hold of.

So, what then do I see as positive in the perspective?

The Idea of the Postmodern: A History

Karl Mannheim, Ideology and Utopia. Mandana marked it as to-read Apr 05, Janneke rated it really liked it Nov 09, European Philosophy categorize this paper.

To ask other readers questions about The Idea of the Postmodernplease sign up. David rated it it was ok Jun 07, This is probably necessary when the aesthetics of postmodernism postjodern be described as both anti-psychological and anti-myth p.

Interpreting God and the Postmodern Self: Indeed, I was surprised to see that there were only 21 references to the word in major U. Sign in Create an account. Aaron is currently reading it Jan 06, In practice, we oscillate between universalist and particularist positions, in a dialectic, which, in the last twenty-five years, has not been unsuccessful in the field of concrete practical politics—at least postmoodern I live—but that theoretically cannot be resolved.


London and New York: Raphael Sassower, Cultural Collisions: Martin added it Aug 11, Cambridge University Press, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In clear and straightforward but always elegant prose, Bertens sets out the interdisciplinary aspects, the critical debates and th At last!

Daniel Fardon rated it really liked it Apr 11, An enjoyable and indispensible text for today’s student. Richmond – – Philosophy of the Social Sciences 27 4: Part of my problem is that I often associated the movement with critics and observers, like Susan Sontag, who never Postmodernism has always been hsns slippery concept for me to get hold of.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The Idea of the Postmodern: A History – Hans Bertens – Google Books

The Idea of the Postmodern: Be the first to ask a question about The Idea of the Postmodern. A History is extremely useful thee terms of understanding the various permutations and ramifications of the postmodernist movement s.

Added to PP index Total downloads 4of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? State University of New York Press, Kierkegaard and the Concept of Revelation. As Ibn Hassad argued, the postmodern disorder and attack on form in the arts and literature was an attempt to recover human innocence p.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Edited by Richard G. Quicchote rated it liked it Mar 26, Jon Simons, Foucault and the Political. Devin soper rated it it was amazing Sep 10, This is the one. I feel like anyone who reads it will gain a better hold on the slippery subject, but like the subject itself, it will still remain slippery. Aishwarya Diwan marked it as hqns Mar 28, One must keep exploring, postmoern and examining on the basis of idfa and experience in order to get a fuller knowledge of what might be Truth.

Byronic rated it liked it Oct 18, I believe it is doomed to failure. By resisting the idea of knowable Truth, postmodernism reminds humanity that everyone may be blind men touching different aspects of the elephant. Marc Fitch rated it really liked it Oct 31, Hans Bertens’ Postmodernism is the first fo overview of postmodernism to succeed in providing a witty and accessible guide for the bemused student. Helvy rated it liked it Jan 30, David Koukal added it Jul 08,