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Persian translation of Explaining Postmodernism published

My Explaining Postmodernism has been translated into Persian by H. P. Safir and published by Qoqnoos Publishing House in Tehran, Iran. I’ll update when an online link is available. In the meantime, here is the information page for available editions … Continue reading

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Cyberseminar on postmodernism — update

Prompted by Eduardo Marty’s link to this discussion of postmodernism and libertarianism, here are updated links to my 1999 cyberseminar on The Continental Origins of Postmodernism, conducted while I was on sabbatical and Scholar-in-Residence at the Atlas Society. Abstract for … Continue reading

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Owning “postmodernism” at Amazon

Three of my items are now in the top ten on postmodernism at Amazon Kindle: * The first edition of Explaining Postmodernism has dropped from first to second. * The expanded edition has dropped from fifth to seventh. Too sad. … Continue reading

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Explaining Postmodernism 2nd and 9th at Amazon Kindle

At Amazon’s Kindle books section, my Explaining Postmodernism holds two of the top ten places for books on postmodernism. The first edition is second, and the expanded edition is ninth [update: now seventh]. They are neck-and-neck with The Routledge Companion … Continue reading

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Claude Lévi-Strauss and postmodernism

The expanded edition of my Explaining Postmodernism: From Rousseau to Foucault is being published late this summer. In preparing the manuscript, I re-read several transition figures, i.e., those twentieth-century intellectuals whom I judge to be important in preparing the groundwork … Continue reading

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Henry Giroux on education

Stephen Hicks discusses postmodernist Henry Giroux on education. This is from Part 14 of his Philosophy of Education course. 1 Clip: Previous: Pomo: skeptical relativistic rhetoric against modern society. Next: Postmodern education: Teacher training. Return to the Philosophy of Education … Continue reading

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Postmodern philosophy: Introduction

Stephen Hicks introduces postmodern philosophy by contrasting its themes to modernism and pre-modernism. This is from Part 14 of his Philosophy of Education course. 1 Clip: Previous: [Part 13: Marxism] Education under socialism. Next: What modernism is. Return to the … Continue reading

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Placing our “isms”

Professor Hicks places several of the philosophical “isms” — Idealism, Realism, Pragmatism, Existentialism, and so on — on a four-dimensional array. This is from Part 6 of his Philosophy of Education course. Clips 1-4: Previous: Philosophy “vertically”: integrating positions into … Continue reading

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