Date: Mar 25, 2013 12:28 AM
Author: David Petry
Subject: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought
Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought
Author: Vladimir Tasi?
Oxford University Press, 2001
"[this book] traces the root of postmodern theory to a debate on the foundations of mathematics early in the 20th century" -- from a blurb appearing in Google Books
I've always thought there was a connection:
Theorem: Truth, reality and logic are mere social constructs.
Proof: By Godel's theorem, yada, yada, yada
I actually believe that postmodernism is driving western civilization into a dark ages. And I think that's a good reason for getting mystical metaphysical nonsense out of mathematics. But no one seems to care.