A Primer on Postmodernism Paper

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Peter Place Parrett YM 210 5/12/2009 A Primer on Postmodernism A Primer on Postmodernism was an interesting book to say the least. The content of this piece of literature deals with the history of postmodernism, beginning with architecture and star trek. Granted the title of the first chapter threw me off greatly and would have deferred me all together if I had not been reading for a class. Although the title isn’t the best way to judge a chapter, I read on. I had trouble relating to the Star Trek parts in the writing simply because I was never a fan, nor had any genuine interest in the subject matter, therefore losing my attention for the second time. Nonetheless, I pressed on, in hopes that it will only get better as I read deeper into the book. “Finally, the postmodern mind no longer accepts the Enlightenment belief that knowledge is objective. Knowledge cannot be merely objective, say the post moderns, because the universe is not mechanistic and dualistic, but rather history, relational and
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course BI 104 taught by Professor Parret during the Spring '08 term at Gordon MA.

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