The Resource Fashionable nonsense : postmodern intellectuals' abuse of science, Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont

Fashionable nonsense : postmodern intellectuals' abuse of science, Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont

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Fashionable nonsense : postmodern intellectuals' abuse of science
Title
Fashionable nonsense
Title remainder
postmodern intellectuals' abuse of science
Statement of responsibility
Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont
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Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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DLC
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1955-
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Sokal, Alan D.
Dewey number
501
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.S369513 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Bricmont, J.
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  • Science
  • Postmodernisme
  • Misbruik
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Jargon
  • Kritik
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Philosophie
  • Postmoderne
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Fashionable nonsense : postmodern intellectuals' abuse of science, Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-295) and index
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 -- Epilogue. A. Trangressing the boundaries: toward a transformative hermeneutics of quantum gravity. B. Some comments on the parody. C. Transgressing the boundaries: an afterword
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 300 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868665402
Label
Fashionable nonsense : postmodern intellectuals' abuse of science, Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-295) and index
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 -- Epilogue. A. Trangressing the boundaries: toward a transformative hermeneutics of quantum gravity. B. Some comments on the parody. C. Transgressing the boundaries: an afterword
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 300 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868665402

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