Postmodernism

2017-07-27T18:58:18+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true African studies, Dystopia, Scientism, Digital native, Hipster (contemporary subculture), Postcolonialism, Posthumanism, Moral relativism, Narrative, Nonsense, Film theory, Antihumanism, Philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard, Manifestations of Postmodernism, Information revolution, Women's studies, Non-simultaneity, Polish postmodernism, Africana studies, Anti-humor, Men's studies flashcards Postmodernism
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  • African studies
    African studies is the study of Africa, especially the continent's cultures and societies (as opposed to its geology, geography, zoology, etc.).
  • Dystopia
    A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- and τόπος, alternatively, cacotopia, kakotopia, or simply anti-utopia) is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening.
  • Scientism
    Scientism is a belief in the universal applicability of the scientific method and approach, and the view that empirical science constitutes the most authoritative worldview or the most valuable part of human learning—to the exclusion of other viewpoints.
  • Digital native
    The term digital native was coined and popularized by education consultant [Prensky] in his 2001 article entitled Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants, in which he relates the contemporary decline in American education to educators' failure to understand the needs of modern students.
  • Hipster (contemporary subculture)
    The hipster subculture is composed of affluent or middle class youth who reside primarily in gentrifying neighborhoods.
  • Postcolonialism
    Postcolonialism or postcolonial studies is an academic discipline that analyzes, explains, and responds to the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism.
  • Posthumanism
    Posthumanism or post-humanism (meaning "after humanism" or "beyond humanism") is a term with at least seven definitions according to philosopher Francesca Ferrando: 1.
  • Moral relativism
    Moral relativism may be any of several philosophical positions concerned with the differences in moral judgments across different people and cultures.
  • Narrative
    A narrative or story is any report of connected events, real or imaginary, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, and/or still or moving images.
  • Nonsense
    Nonsense is a communication, via speech, writing, or any other symbolic system, that lacks any coherent meaning.
  • Film theory
    Film Theory or cinema studies is an academic discipline that aims to explore the essence of the cinema and provides conceptual frameworks for understanding film's relationship to reality, the other arts, individual viewers, and society at large.
  • Antihumanism
    In social theory and philosophy, antihumanism (or anti-humanism) is a theory that is critical of traditional humanism and traditional ideas about humanity and the human condition.
  • Philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard's philosophy has been a major influence in the development of 20th-century philosophy, especially existentialism and postmodernism.
  • Manifestations of Postmodernism
    This article has examples of the influence of postmodernism on various fields.
  • Information revolution
    The term information revolution describes current economic, social and technological trends beyond the Industrial Revolution.
  • Women's studies
    Women's studies is an interdisciplinary field of academic study that examines gender as a social and cultural construct, the social status and contributions of women, and the relationships between power and gender.
  • Non-simultaneity
    Non-simultaneity or nonsynchronism (German: Ungleichzeitigkeit, sometimes also translated as non-synchronicity) is a concept in the writings of Ernst Bloch which denotes the time lag, or uneven temporal development, produced in the social sphere by the processes of capitalist modernization and/or the incomplete nature of those processes.
  • Polish postmodernism
    Polish postmodernism refers to the cultural, artistic and philosophical development within the Polish society coinciding with the downfall of communism and the democratic transitions leading to Poland's 2004 accession into the European Union.
  • Africana studies
    Africana Studies, Black Studies, African-American Studies or Africology, in US education, is the multidisciplinary study of the histories, politics and cultures of peoples of African origin in both Africa and the African diaspora.
  • Anti-humor
    Anti-humor is a type of indirect humor that involves the joke-teller delivering something which is intentionally not funny, or lacking in intrinsic meaning.
  • Men's studies
    Men's studies, often called men and masculinities in academic settings, is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to topics concerning men, masculinity, feminism, gender, and politics.