Date: Mar 25, 2013 5:04 AM
Author: scattered
Subject: Re: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought
On Monday, March 25, 2013 12:28:25 AM UTC-4, david petry wrote:

> Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought

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> Author: Vladimir Tasi?

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> Oxford University Press, 2001

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> "[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

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> I've always thought there was a connection:

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> Theorem: Truth, reality and logic are mere social constructs.

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> Proof: By Godel's theorem, yada, yada, yada

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> 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.

Apparently some conservative Chistians agree:

http://boingboing.net/2012/08/07/what-do-christian-fundamentali.html