Category Archives: John Searle; Postmodernism

The Challenge of our Age

In 2009 Mary Gordon was New York’s official state author.  And she understands, at least partly, postmodernism.  And she is hardly an advocate or supporter of Christianity.  I guess if ignoring the “challenge” of our age is to ignore the … Continue reading

Posted in Enlightenment, John Searle; Postmodernism, Mary Gordon

Searle v. Postmodernism: Searle 1, Straw-man 0; Postmodernism Still Standing

A correspondent asked me to comment on this, which is philosopher John Searle’s review of a book on relativism and constructivism. This is somehow supposed to reveal to us the problems with the postmodern turn. Instead, what this piece by … Continue reading

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