06 JAN 2012 by ideonexus

 Post-Modernism VS Science

In last week's NYT Book Review's back page Essay, writer Steven Johnson tells of his mid-1980s undergraduate years in Brown University's semiotics program. This is from a student paper he wrote at the time: The predicament of any tropological analysis of narrative always lies in its own effaced and circuitous recourse to a metaphoric mode of apprehending its object; the rigidity and insistence of its taxonomies and the facility with which it relegates each vagabond utterance to a strict reg...
Folksonomies: science post-modernism
Folksonomies: science post-modernism
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PM spent all its energies on criticizing science, but science just kept producing results.