The 1968 Generation and Postmodern Thought


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Monday 29 September 2008
by  CP

A New Generation’s epistemological break

Part One: A New Generation’s epistemological break
«Oui, chers congénères, nous sommes une génération maudite, stérile et sèche, figue avortée que jette à terre le vent du réalisme ! Éternels jeunes, jeunes vieux qui étendent sur l’avenir le noir manteau de leur impuissance, dernière génération d’une (...)

Monday 29 September 2008
by  CP

A Generation of Intellectuals in Movement

As generational phenomena, the social and political foundations of postmodernism are clear. One remarkable fact is that a significant number of its proponents (if not all its major theoreticians) received their political education during the times when Marxism and other emancipatory (...)

Monday 29 September 2008
by  CP

The decline of critical thought in France after 1968

Part Three: The decline of critical thought in France after 1968
In France, the psychological formation of the post-war generation was conditioned by very different political and social circumstances, and I believe we should understand the evolution of attitudes towards radical philosophies in (...)