Critical Environments: Postmodern Theory and the Pragmatics of the “Outside” #2020

Critical Environments: Postmodern Theory and the Pragmatics of the “Outside” Cary Wolfe Critical Environments Postmodern Theory and the Pragmatics of the Outside Argues for a pragmatist orientation for postmodern theory Taking up the problem that has stalled contemporary theory its treatment of the object of knowledge the outside as nothing but what a parti

  • Title: Critical Environments: Postmodern Theory and the Pragmatics of the “Outside”
  • Author: Cary Wolfe
  • ISBN: 9780816630196
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Paperback
  • Critical Environments: Postmodern Theory and the Pragmatics of the “Outside” Cary Wolfe Argues for a pragmatist orientation for postmodern theory.Taking up the problem that has stalled contemporary theory its treatment of the object of knowledge, the outside , as nothing but what a particular discourse makes of it this book suggests a solution a reinvigorated, posthumanist form of pragmatism.Author Cary Wolfe investigates three of the most significantArgues for a pragmatist orientation for postmodern theory.Taking up the problem that has stalled contemporary theory its treatment of the object of knowledge, the outside , as nothing but what a particular discourse makes of it this book suggests a solution a reinvigorated, posthumanist form of pragmatism.Author Cary Wolfe investigates three of the most significant strains of postmodern theory pragmatism, systems theory, and poststructuralism and shows how each confronts the specter of an outside not wholly constituted by discourses, language games, and interpretive communities He then assesses these confrontations in light of an essentially pragmatic view of theory, one that constantly asks what practical and material difference it makes, and to whom, how these issues are negotiated.Unique in its collation of major theorists rarely considered together, Critical Environments incorporates detailed discussions of the work of Richard Rorty, Walter Benn Michaels, Stanley Cavell, Humberto Maturana, Francisco Varela, Niklas Luhmann, Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, Fredric Jameson, and others, and ranges across fields from feminist philosophy of science to the theory of ideology An answer to the widespread charge of relativism leveled against postmodern theory, this work will inspire new kinds of critical thought.
    Critical Environments: Postmodern Theory and the Pragmatics of the “Outside” Cary Wolfe

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    One thought on “Critical Environments: Postmodern Theory and the Pragmatics of the “Outside””

    1. un excelente an lisis de la teor a de sistemas en el contexto de las teor as posmodernas Imperio P g.241

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