First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Jan 16, Postmodernism, Reason and Religion, by Ernest Gellner; Anthropology and Politics: Revolutions in the Sacred Grove, by Ernest Gellner. Read the full-text online edition of Postmodernism, Reason and Religion ().

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The whole book is only pages long. The Fundamentalist Claim to De-Westernization. Alex Schulman rated it really liked it Jun 30, The Hermeneutics of Modernity as an Endless Project. Another is the pursuit of a form of relativism which abandons the notion of truth postmkdernism resigns itself to treating truth as relative to the society or culture in question.

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That section alone gets four stars maybe even five, if it hadn’t been for the dense style. Tibi – – Reazon, Culture and Society 12 1: On questions of faith and by extension truththere are three main ideological options available to us, Gellner argues.


Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order gelkner This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The second option is more fully developed in postmodernism in the West.

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For a book that demolishes the postmodernist fad which it does thoroughly and admirablythis is in itself needlessly dense, repetitious and verbose in many places. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Postmodernism, Reason and Religion

Paul rated it it was amazing Mar 07, The first option is especially strong in Muslim societies, and the book explores the reason why. Good for the pomo dissfest in the middle portion of the book, and nothing else.

This despite the text being almost a quarter century old. Religious Studies 29 2: Paul Gosselin rated it liked it Feb 25, Description First Published in Postmodernism takes such a beating that there’s very little left to add once the dust has settled. Jun 10, Risa marked it as to-read Shelves: Trivia About Postmodernism, Re Remigijus rated it liked it Nov 30, Looking for beautiful books?


Review quote “No one who has flirted with or been puzzled by post-modernism, or wondered about the meaning of resurgent Islam should fail to read this “tour de force which brings the two so surprisingly and successfully together. No trivia or postmoderrnism yet. Request removal from index. The Life of Reason.

Postmodernism, Reason and Religion by Ernest Gellner

Asia rated it it was ok Jul 21, Anthony rated it really liked it Mar 16, What is best about Postmoeernism slim volume, apart from his very learned style and biting wit, is his recognition of the appeal of religious fundamentalism not to just the masses but to intelligent and educated people as well. The book explores the strengths and weaknesses of the third option. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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