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The Project of a Postmodernist Theory of History

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

The postmodernists' case against the progressive view of history was based on the discrepancy between visionary expectations and reality. Each of the modern philosophies of history—be it that of ... More


At the Core of the Postmodernist Challenge to History

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Both modernists and postmodernists expected an era with a novel human condition once their views of the world had become the organizing principles of life. Guidance in that life would no longer come ... More


The Philosophical Context: Theoretical Approaches to the Content and Status of Ethics

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

in Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses the different philosophical ideas that have largely influenced the current ethical state of the legal profession. The two major philosophical influences are deontological ... More


Intermodernism: Literary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Kristin Bluemel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635092
eISBN:
9780748651924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This collection of original critical chapters launches a long-term project marking out a new period and style in twentieth-century literary history. It covers the fiction, memoirs, criticism and ... More


Classical Pragmatism: Waiting at the End of the Road

Larry A. Hickman

in Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism: Lessons from John Dewey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228416
eISBN:
9780823235544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228416.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter attempts to show some of the ways in which John Dewey's version of pragmatism can be viewed as having advanced beyond the positions held by some of the ... More


The Problematic Nature of Representational Thinking

Carl Olson

in The Allure of Decadent Thinking: Religious Studies and the Challenge of Postmodernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199959839
eISBN:
9780199315970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959839.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The rationale of postmodern thinkers for attacking and subverting the representational mode of thinking is examined in this chapter, which looks at the theory of religion and method of Mircea Eliade ... More


The Palimpsests of Nostalgia

Venko Andonovski

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since 1990, Macedonian literature has been faced with a pressing temptation: to embrace the challenge of globalization and to accept untraditional modes of writing— intertextuality, parody, and ... More


Views with Postmodernist Affinities

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

In history, the social energy that shaped temporary forms of unity also caused their decline when its initial strength dissipated. Historians have often spoken about exhausted states, empires, and ... More


From Ordinary (Anglo) English to Minimal English

Anna Wierzbicka

in Imprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default Language

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199321490
eISBN:
9780199369263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321490.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, English Language

This chapter, which concludes Parts I to V of the book, argues that if the historically shaped Anglo English is distinguished from the Minimal English embodied in NSM English, then English does not ... More


In the Eye of the Storm: The Poststructuralist Postmodernist Concept of Truth

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0016
Subject:
History, Historiography

In the controversy over the constitution and recovery of the past, postmodernist narrativists had dealt with the issue of truth when they followed the linguistic turn to the borders of literature and ... More


Poststructuralist Postmodernists on the Individual and the Utility of History

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0018
Subject:
History, Historiography

The question of history's usefulness has all along been one about the degree to which the present could benefit from the past for illuminating human existence and its problems. The historical nexus ... More


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