Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Postmodernism: postmodernism is the expression for a conception in art, literature and some scientific areas that the one-dimensional idea of progress, which is attributed to modernity, is to be opposed with a multidimensional approach. Thereby, an equality of competing approaches can be assumed. The prehistory of postmodernism dates back to the 19th century. See also relativism, progress, history.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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Lyotard, J.-F. Postmodernism   Lyotard, J.-F.


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-21