Re: R: postmodernism and liberalism

On Thu, 4 Mar 1999, RICHARD PITHOUSE wrote:

> *A lot of postmodern thought doesn't seem to have understood
> Kant's distinction between conviction (inward revelation) and
> belief (the public sphere of openly accountable reasons,
> arguments, principles, values.) Hence the Gulf War becomes more
> important as a media spectacle than as a reality etc, etc.

Um ... Kant thought that the French revolution was more important as a
spectacle than as a reality.


---Matthew A. King---Department of Philosophy---York University, Toronto---
dear readers, my apologies.
I'm drifting in and out of sleep.

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