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Gellner finds the explanation in the relationship between high culture and low culture within Islam, where the high culture, previously the achievement of the minority, has now become the pervasive culture of the entire society.

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Mark rated it it was ok May 15, Andrew rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Description First Published in For a book that demolishes the postmodernist fad which it does thoroughly and admirablythis is in itself needlessly dense, repetitious and verbose in many places. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

God, the Gift, and Postmodernism. JM rated it it was amazing Apr 07, Faran rated it really liked it Aug 26, Sign in Create an account. Gellner’s attack on relativism makes up the middle section and the bulk of the book, and should be required reading for anyone deluded enough to think that postmodernism is still fashionable. In Postmodernism, Reason and ReligionErnest Gellner suggests that we face three ideological options at the present time: Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions That section alone gets four stars maybe even five, if it hadn’t been for the dense style.


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Timo Klingler rated it really liked it Jul 24, The Hermeneutics of Modernity as an Endless Project. But he can’t refrain from delivering a few additional well-placed kicks to the beaten-beyond-all-recognition posterior of postmodernism, so at least there’s that. Open Preview See a Problem?