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Postmodernism, Reason and Religion by Ernest Gellner

Gellner’s attack on relativism makes up the middle section and the bulk of the book, and should be required reading for anyone deluded enough to think that postmodernism is still fashionable. Alex Schulman rated it really liked it Jun 30, God, the Gift, and Postmodernism.

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Gellner finds the explanation in the relationship between high culture and low culture within Islam, where the high culture, previously the achievement of the minority, has now become the pervasive culture of the entire society. To ask other readers questions about Postmodernism, Reason and Religionplease sign up.


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Austin Mann rated it really liked it Dec 31, This high culture within Muslim societies performs a function similar to those performed by nationalism elsewhere. Refresh and try again. Povilas Ha rated it liked it Jun 19, teason Postmodernism, Reason and Religion by Ernest Gellner.

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Postmodernism, Reason and Religion

Apr 04, Robert Holm rated it liked it Shelves: Setup an account with your affiliations in deligion to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Smith – – Faith and Philosophy 17 4: His strangely reliigion opinions might also have had something to do with the fact that this book was originally intended as a collaboration with a Muslim academic, Akbar Ahmed.


The Best Books of However, the fact that Gellner so utterly destroys postmodernism in about 50 pages or so more than makes up for the other shortcomings.

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