Professional civility responds to fragmentation in the historical moment of postmodernity
that recombines the fragments of the original four professions within the framework of virtue ethics.
has become a culture of its own, there has to be enculturation of postmodernity
Being on its knees-being humble and prayerful--strikes me as a very positive response by the church to postmodernity
From a timely point of view, postmodernism cannot be very clearly delineated, either; ideologically, theorists and critics could not agree to whether postmodernity
is an autonomous cultural age or just a transition period between modernity and what was to follow.
A preoccupation with postmodernity
has its clear limits, and Villoro knows them well: they are restricted to the purely thematic.
The psychospiritual diseases of postmodernity
afflict man, woman, and child.
Doing Feminist Theory examines the paradigm shifts from modernity to postmodernity
and deconstructs these two strains of social thought to illuminate both the conflicts they caused within feminism and the growth they inspired within and between the First and Third Waves of the feminist movement.
Less successful is the somewhat desultory presentation of visual art: A Cindy Sherman "Film Still" and a Richard Prince magazine ad are lost on a wall of commercial and editorial photography, while the Warhol silk screen Dollar Sign, 1981, underscores the least interesting aspects of that artist's profound engagement with postmodernity
Niall Lucy's compelling text provides a compelling polemic, discussing not just applications of postmodern discourse to contemporary Australian popular culture and politics, but a response to critics of postmodernity
as a whole.
Gothic-postmodernism: Voicing the Terrors of Postmodernity
by Maria Beville (Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2009), 220pp, 44 pb [euro]; ISBN 978-9042026643
These include the church growth movement, megachurches, the emergent church fad, the response to postmodernity
, American cultural hegemony, and prosperity theology.
Rather than following theorists like Derrida or Agamben, who no longer see an 'outside' to the dominant neoliberal capitalistic order, Negri wishes to stress the immanent (and importantly, excessive) potentialities of resistance that emerge according to the logic of global biopolitical capitalistic percolation: 'one of the specificities of postmodernity
is the reversibility of its effects: any domination is also always resistance' (36).
The adjective "postmodernist" implies a considerable quantity of questions with regards to the murky relationship between postmodernity
But also like Pynchon, Auster relegates European American women and African Americans to either a marginal position or a primal state and renders them as static beings untouchable and untouched by postmodernity
Theories are placed in the socio-political context in which they arose, and the whole text is located in the context of contemporary debates about modernity and postmodernity