Chomsky on postmodernism [repost]

This text used to be hosted at Shalizi‘s university website, but it was recently taken down for unknown reasons. However, Internet Archive saves us, and I repost it here because it’s interesting and so it doesn’t get lost. This text has circulated quite a number of times on Usenet, and so far as I know…

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Review: Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory (Bruno Latour)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/134567.Reassembling_the_Social http://gen.lib.rus.ec/search.php?req=Reassembling+the+Social&open=0&view=simple&column=def This is quite possibly the worst non-amateur book I’ve ever read. My notes to this book are so many that in the latter parts of the book, I got tired of noting the errors and oddities, just wishing to get it over with. To those unfamiliar with this kind of thing, go read…

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Mor on postmodernism

I stumbld upon this: http://richarddawkins.net/articles/823 It seems lejit i.e., not a hoex. Heer is a good analysis of the wurk in kwestshon: http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/bad-faith-viii/ Reeding this stuf just maeks me eeven mor want to to reed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fashionable_Nonsense however i kant fiend it on the net enywear. Yet! Chomsky seems to hav been spot on wen he…

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