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Postmodernism, Reason and Religion

Looking for beautiful books? Science, Religion, and the Meaning of Life and the Universe: Published August 22nd by Routledge first published January 1st Kristina rated it really liked it Sep 05, History of Western Philosophy. Ernest Gellner was a prominent British-Czech philosopher, social anthropologist, and writer on nationalism. Gellner’s attack on relativism makes up the middle section and the bulk of the book, and should be required ggellner for anyone deluded enough to think that postmodernism is still fashionable.

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Find it on Scholar. The Life of Reason. Jun 10, Risa marked it as to-read Shelves: What is best about Gellner’s slim volume, apart from his very learned style and reasno wit, is his recognition of the appeal of religious fundamentalism not to just the masses but to intelligent and educated people as well.

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He proposes that this option only works on assumption of inner compromise, and a separation of truth taken seriously as opposed to truth used as cultural decoration. This entry has no external links.

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Religious Studies 29 2: To ask other readers questions about Postmodernism, Reason and Religionplease sign up. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. His strangely muted 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.

In Postmodernism, Reason and ReligionErnest Gellner suggests that we face three ideological options at the present time:

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