technologist

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Since pragmatism has been sometimes characterized as a dressed up technologism, one might suspect it has little space for ethereal concerns like art and beauty.
For example, his discussion of A Midsummer Night's Dream issues in an allegorization of recent humanism versus technologism.
Although he offers enough examples of the ways in which religious language is deployed in relation to these technologies to justify questioning if the posthumanists' faith in technology should be taken literally, he does not follow through with the type of detailed analysis of either their words or the philosophical and practical implications of this claim to justify consistently dismissing them all as "techno-prophets," "techno-priests," "techno-gurus," and "high priests of Technologism.
In Postmodernist Fiction, Brian McHale mentions Ihab Hassan's "seven modernist rubrics (urbanism, technologism, dehumanization, primitivism, eroticism, antinomianism, experimentalism)"; Peter Wollen's "narrative transitivity," "identification," "single diegesis," "closure," "pleasure," and "fiction"; and Douwe Fokkema's "textual indefiniteness or incompleteness, epistemological doubt, metalingual skepticism, and respect for the idiosyncrasies of the reader" (7-8).
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