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Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science
Fashionable Nonsense Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science
Author: Alan Sokal, Jean Bricmont
In 1996, physicist Alan Sokal published an essay in Social Text -- an influential academic journal of cultural studies -- touting the deep similarities between quantum gravitational theory and postmodern thinking. Soon thereafter, the essay was revealed to be a brilliant parody, a catalog of nonsense written in erudite but impenetrable li...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780312195458
ISBN-10: 0312195451
Publication Date: 12/1998
Pages: 300
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Publisher: Picador USA
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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