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Intellectual impostures : postmodern philosophers' abuse of science

Author: Alan D Sokal; J Bricmont
Publisher: London : Profile Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An attack on French postmodernism.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan D Sokal; J Bricmont
ISBN: 1861970749 9781861970749 8449305314 9788449305313
OCLC Number: 39716004
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xiii, 274 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Jacques Lacan --
Julia Kristeva --
Intermezzo : Epistemic relativism in the philosophy of science --
Luce Irigaray --
Bruno Latour --
Intermezzo : Chaos theory and 'postmodern science' --
Jean Baudrillard --
Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari --
Paul Virilio --
Gödel's theorem and set theory : some examples of abuse Appendices: A. Transgressing the boundaries : toward a transformative hermeneutics of quantum gravity --
B. Some comments on the parody --
C. Transgressing the boundaries : an afterword
Other Titles: Impostures intellectuelles.
Responsibility: Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont.

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