The truth about science in the postmodern condition: An answer to Dennett's postmodernism and truth CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY
UNSPECIFIED (2000) The truth about science in the postmodern condition: An answer to Dennett's postmodernism and truth CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY. In: 20th World Congress of Philosophy, BOSTON, MA, AUG 08-16, 1998. Published in: PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTIETH WORLD CONGRESS OF PHILOSOPHY, VOL 8 pp. 105-120.Full text not available from this repository.
Everyone agrees that the Enlightenment hasn't succeeded-in that the critical rationality associated with modern natural science has not been extended to society at large land may even have retreated from science itself). Should we be relieved or disappointed that the Enlightenment has failed? I am disappointed but not discouraged by what is called the postmodern condition. But to move forward, we cannot simply deny the presence of the condition, as if it were the collective hallucination of weak minds. This is what Dennett does. I fear that he is in denial rather than disappointment. Only when we are clear about the ideals that we want to promote can we see our way through the postmodern condition.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTIETH WORLD CONGRESS OF PHILOSOPHY, VOL 8|
|Publisher:||PHILOSOPHY DOCUMENTATION CTR|
|Number of Pages:||16|
|Page Range:||pp. 105-120|
|Title of Event:||20th World Congress of Philosophy|
|Location of Event:||BOSTON, MA|
|Date(s) of Event:||AUG 08-16, 1998|
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