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Chomsky on Post-Modernism
What I find in the writings of the post-modernists is extremely pretentious, but on examination, a lot of it is simply illiterate, based on extraordinary misreading of texts that I know well (sometime...
There is little doubt that Derrida was an erudite and learned philosopher, but his erudition was bent towards a destructive aim. In him the unreason of the age found its cunning articulator.
Deconstruction and the Interests of Theory
Deconstruction: Theory and Practice
Globalization and Feminism: Against The Current vol. 135
Hubler, Angela E.
In the concluding chapter of this innovative and insightful anthology, Torry Dickinson and Robert Schaeffer argue that “A key development for both theory and politics has been that the intersection of...
The Illusions of Postmodernism
Eagleton explores the origins and emergence of postmodernism, revealing its ambivalences and contradictions. His primary concern is less with the more intricate formulations of postmodern philosophy t...
The Nazis and Deconstruction: Jean-Pierre Faye's Demolition of Derrida
A review of Jean-Pierre Faye's book 'La raison narrative', which traces the Nazi origins of deconstructionist and post-modernist concepts and terminology. Faye shows, for example, that the concept of ...
Ontological "Difference" and the Neo-Liberal War on the Social: Deconstruction and Deindustrialization
We have today legions of people with a smattering of knowledge turning out reams of books filled with buzz words that could be (and have been) produced by a computer program, and could be (and are) pi...
Bulhak, Andrew C.
A computer program written by Andrew. C. Bulhak using the Dada Engine, a system for generating random text. Each time you click on the page, it generates a brand-new postmodernist essay, completely me...
Postmodernism, the Academic Left, and the Crisis of Capitalism
Over the past fifty years, postmodern theory — an umbrella term generally used to refer to such diverse theoretical movements and paradigms as post-structuralism, Lacanian psychoanalysis, deconstructi...
The Socialist Register 1990: Volume 26: The Retreat of the Intellectuals
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Essays on the retreat away from socialism and Marxism by Left or formerly Left intellectuals.
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Break Their Haughty Power
Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.