Transgressing the Boundaries: Toward a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity

Sokal, Alan
Publisher:  Social Text 46-47, Spring/Summer 1996: 217-252
Year Published:  1996
Pages:  36pp   Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX8304

Alan Sokal submitted this parody of postmodernism, poststructuralist theory, deconstruction, and political moralism to the journal Social Text. The editors failed to spot the hoax and published it as a serious article. The hoax caused a fierce debate between the postmodernists and those who consider postmodernism reactionary nonsense.

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