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Metamodernism : the future of theory

Author: Jason Ānanda Josephson-Storm
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2021.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For decades, scholars have been calling into question the universality of disciplinary objects and categories. The coherence of defined autonomous categories--such as religion, science, and art--has collapsed under the weight of postmodern critiques, calling into question the possibility of progress and even the value of knowledge. Jason
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Storm, Jason Ananda Josephson.
Metamodernism.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Ānanda Josephson-Storm
ISBN: 9780226786797 022678679X
OCLC Number: 1249473210
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 360 pages)
Contents: Intro --
Contents --
Preface and Acknowledgments --
Note on Texts and Citations --
Opening --
0.1 Into the Abyss: Postmodernism Unraveling --
0.2 Overview of the Work --
Part I. Metarealism --
1. How the Real World Became a Fable, or the Realities of Social Construction --
1.1 Realism as Scientism --
1.2 Varieties of Mind-Dependence --
1.3 When Realism Becomes Antirealism and the Reverse --
1.4 Apocalyptic Realism and the Human Sciences, or Real as Socially Constructed --
1.5 Metarealism: Modes of the Real --
1.6 Conclusion: Modes of Reality --
Modes of Existence Part II. Process Social Ontology --
2. Concepts in Disintegration & Strategies for Demolition --
2.1 The End of Religion --
2.2 The End of Art --
2.3 Strategies for Demolition --
2.3.1 Immanent Critique --
2.3.2 Relativizing Critique --
2.3.3 Ethical Critique --
2.4 Family-Resemblance, Polythetic Concepts, and Other Category Errors --
2.5 Conclusion: Legitimation Crisis --
3. Process Social Ontology --
3.1 A World in Motion --
3.2 Natural Kinds --
3.3 Process Social Kinds: A First Pass --
3.4 Conclusion: Beyond Anti-Essentialism --
4. Social Kinds --
4.1 Homeostatic Property-Cluster Kinds 4.2 A Process-Cluster Account of Social Kinds --
4.2.1 Socially Constructed --
4.2.2 Dynamic Clusters of Powers --
4.2.3 Causal Processes that Anchor Clusters --
4.3 Deconstructing and Reconstructing Social Kinds --
4.4 Conclusion: Changing the Social World --
Part III. Hylosemiotics --
5. Hylosemiotics: The Discourse of Things --
5.1 Beyond the Linguistic Turn --
5.2 A Minimal Metaontology --
5.3 The Meanings of Meaning --
5.4 The Lion's Roar: A Brief Excursion on the Possibilities of Translation --
5.5 A Hylosemiotics of Sign-Aspects --
5.6 The Mind Turned Inside Out 5.7 Conclusion: A Light in the Abyss --
Part IV. Knowledge and Value --
6. Zetetic Knowledge --
6.1 Doubting Doubt --
6.2 Knowledge without Certainty --
6.3 Zetetic Abduction and Prediction: Inference beyond Pattern Recognition --
6.4 Conclusion: From Skeptical Dogmatism to Emancipatory Zeteticism --
7. The Revaluation of Values --
7.1 The Values of Postmodernism --
7.2 The Value of Value-Free Social Science --
7.3 Illusions of Fact and Value: Overcoming the Is-Ought Distinction --
7.4 The Human Sciences as a Way of Life --
7.5 Revolutionary Happiness: Critical Virtue Ethics --
7.6 Conclusion 8. Conclusion: Becoming Metamodern --
Notes --
Index
Other Titles: Future of theory
Responsibility: Jason Ānanda Josephson Storm.
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For decades, scholars have been calling into question the universality of disciplinary objects and categories. The coherence of defined autonomous categories--such as religion, science, and art--has collapsed under the weight of postmodern critiques, calling into question the possibility of progress and even the value of knowledge. Jason

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