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dc.contributor.authorPapastephanou, Mariannaen
dc.creatorPapastephanou, Mariannaen
dc.description.abstractAbstract. Several accounts of postmodernist theories define them as discourses in quotation marks thus shifting the emphasis from reconstruction to &construction. Without contesting the import of deconstructive philosophy and Derrida's intervention in particular, in this essay I defend reconstruction and propose it as a mode of postmodernism that is compatible or even complementary with discursive strategies of quote-mark use. By drawing on Albrecht Wellmer's and Klaus Eder's ideas, I introduce a definition of postmodernism as postmetaphysical thinking and explore some basic metaphysical tenets about subjectivity, reason, language, and human nature as characteristic of the modern era and by no means endemic in thought. I argue that this attempt uncouples reconstruction from metaphysics allowing it to regain its philosophical significance and opens new conceptual horizons for understanding reflection and culture. ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]; Copyright of Cultural Values is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)en
dc.sourceCultural Valuesen
dc.subjectPostmodernism (philosophy)en
dc.subjectReconstruction (linguistics)en
dc.titleProspects for Thinking Reconstruction Postmetaphysically: Postmodernism Minus the Quote-Marksen
dc.description.endingpage304Σχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / Faculty of Social Sciences and EducationΤμήμα Επιστημών της Αγωγής / Department of Education
dc.contributor.orcidPapastephanou, Marianna [0000-0002-7304-9249]

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