Author:Sheryar Ookerjee

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Human Reason and Its Enemies: A Rigorous Critique of Postmodernism

By: Sheryar Ookerjee

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Promilla & Co., Publishers: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029243

ISBN: 8185002940

Condition: New


This book is the result of a two-year research project under a National Fellowship of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research. It is an uncompromising expose of postmodernism-a philosophy which seeks to destroy philosophy; challenges and objectivity, universality and impartiality of reason; and which swears by 'situated' knowledge. The views of many postmoderns, particularly those of Cohen, Foucault, Lyotard, MacIntyre and Taylor, are shown to be superficial, sophisticated, confused, fallacious and even ridiculous. Postmodernism believes truth to be culture-relative and therefore believe... View more info