Books tagged: postmodernism

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Paganism: A Religion for the 21st Century
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
This book will explain what Modern Paganism is and why it is a real religion and an important spiritual path for the Postmodern world. It will dispel many of the misconceptions and misunderstandings about Paganism and will describe some very simple practices that anyone can do to begin living a Pagan lifestyle.
Democracy and Postmodern Identity
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Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Internet makes it difficult for people to tell exactly whom they are communicating with because online identity can often rely totally upon communicative interactions. Mark Poster argues that this uncertainty- the postmodern identity- can cause difficulties for some democratic public spheres. This guide examines Poster's arguments and then applies them to three democratic theories.
seriell! Das Basisprinzip der modernen Moderne
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: German. Published: November 8, 2010 by Parodos Verlag. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / industrial
»Die Mechanik des Seriellen ist die logische (und auch empirische) Antwort auf die Regeln unserer Zeit.« Moderne und Postmoderne liegen hinter uns und wir leben nun im Zeitalter einer flüchtigen, stabilen »modernen Moderne«. Christian Blümelhuber entschlüsselt den Basis-Code unseres Zeitalters als serielles Prinzip.
Postmodernist Reality: Postmodernist Fiction, Realism, and the Representation of Reality
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by MC Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Realism
This eloquent introduction to postmodernism explores how post-war British fiction reinvents and re-evaluates the literary conventions of Realism. By focusing on the modes postmodern Bristish novelists approach the relations between past and present, the elusiveness of history, and the distortions of memory, the author shows how Realism is extended to portray multiple realities.
Virtuism -- Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Virtue
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Virtuism is about the aesthetics of human virtue, how virtuous acts produce in us the same experience as great works of art. Witnessing or creating a virtuous act produces the aesthetic experience. The giving of the good feeling of the aesthetic or "art" experience gives evidence that life has a higher meaning. The book "Virtuism" also discusses other philosophical aspects of the virtue and art.
Apocalyptic Imaginary: The Best of Modern Mythology 2011
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You set the price! Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Through the voices of many contributors, we collectively take a hard look at the blurred lines between narrative and truth, philosophy and literature, personal history and cultural memory.
Facets of Faraway
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories about incompetent explorers in strange places; knights and goddesses; castles that give birth; anti-matter monsters; robots in lingerie; and a scientist who believes that all the energy in the universe is draining away through a hole in spacetime and who has a plan to plug the leak!
Rhysop's Return
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
More unhelpful and irresponsible fables from the mind that brought you Rhysop's Fables... Join an absurd host of aardvarks, ghosts, pirates, flying jellyfish, hospitals made of lemon jelly, yetis, rhino cops, slobbery kisses and many more entities in the continuing quest to learn absolutely nothing truthful about life or why we are here! Includes a bonus fable in verse at the end!
Hunting for Sparrows
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Beatrice Gerard. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This playfully irreverent work of fiction stands stereotypes on end, creating an intricate literary jigsaw puzzle with an ending that will make you want to go back and try to reassemble the pieces.
Our Multimedia Home in the Stars - For B/W eReaders
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You set the price! Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mashups
Eight different worlds of the multiverse dance and collide like a vinaigrette shaken quickly.