Post-modernism is a complicated thing. Basically, it’s a reaction to the rationalism of the 18th and mid-19th centuries and the tendency to want to explain away everything using structures. Post-modernism challenges those structures and argues that humans and their biases make any structure problematic.
1. How is post-modernism different from modernism?
2. Is post-modernism a movement? A philosophy? An argument? A mess?
3. What were the historical circumstances surrounding the rise of post-modernism?
4. Are we still in the post-modern era?
More coming soon! Hold your horses!