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Derrida: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review

Derrida is the father of the deconstruction movement in the linguistics. He is also one of the main inspirations for the postmodernist movement. This does not mean he is a postmodernist himself, but he definitely influenced many postmodern thinking. This book as with all short introductions, gives… well a short introduction of the thought of […]

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Postmodernism: An Introduction – Video

Postmodernism has been a widely used term nowadays. In this video I try to explain the core concepts of Postmodernism. I will go deeper into Postmodernism in other videos, but this would be a good starting point. I am just starting making videos like this, so if you have any feedback, I appreciate it fully. […]

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Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment by Francis Fukuyama – Book Review

In this day and age, identity is a hot topic issue. It even sprouted a new name for politics: identity politics. Identity politics as the name suggests is politics based on identity, which is mostly characterized in groups, being race, gender, religion, etc. Fukuyama presents this rise in identity politics in a sort of search […]

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The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge by Jean-Francois Lyotard – Book Review

Jean-Francois Lyotard is one of the staple philosophers of postmodern thinking. Though he is often neglected as a philosopher in recent days, he still has a lot of influence to modern thinking by giving his account on knowledge which highly influenced Postmodernism. In this book he presents the postmodern stance on knowledge. It is where […]

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Postmodernism: a Very Short Introduction – Book Review

What is postmodernism exactly? It’s something I have wondered for some time now and I’ve finally made some progress into defining what it is. It is one of those terms that seem to encompass many different things. It has many critics like Jordan Peterson for example but also people who propose it as the next […]

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Philosophy: The Latest Answers to the Oldest Questions by Nicholas Fearn – Book Review

It is always hard to find an introductory book into philosophy. Either they are mammoths of books or they just don’t do justice to the topic, most of the times they are both. So, I was sceptic when I started reading this book. Though Fearn only covers the last couple of decennia with his book, […]