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Share your thoughts with other customers. Postmodern Intellectuals’ Abuse of Science. While Fink and Plotnitsky question Sokal and Bricmont’s right to say what definitions of scientific terms are correct, cultural theorists and literary critics Andrew Milner and Jeff Browitt acknowledge that right, seeing it as “defend[ing] inelectuales disciplines against what they saw as a misappropriation of key terms and concepts” by writers such as Lacan and Irigaray.

The discussion became polarized between impassioned supporters and equally impassioned opponents of Sokal [ Write a customer review. Limiting her considerations to physics, science hystorian Mara Beller [14] maintained that it was not entirely fair to blame contemporary postmodern philosophers bricmong drawing nonsensical conclusions from quantum physics which they did dosince many such conclusions were drawn by some of the leading quantum physicists themselves, such as Bohr or Heisenberg when they ventured into philosophy.

Sokal and Bricmont set out to show how those intellectuals have used concepts from the physical sciences and mathematics incorrectly. Bruce Fink offers a critique in his book Lacan to the Letterwhere he accuses Ontelectuales and Bricmont of demanding that “serious writing” intelectuaes nothing other than “convey clear meanings”.


In Jacques Derrida ‘s response, “Sokal and Bricmont Aren’t Serious,” first published in Le MondeDerrida writes that the Imppsturas hoax is rather “sad,” not only because Alan Sokal’s name is now linked primarily to a hoaxnot to sciencebut also because the chance to reflect seriously on this issue has been ruined for a broad public forum that deserves better. Sokal and Bricmont highlight the rising tide of what they call cognitive relativismthe belief that there are no objective truths but only local beliefs.

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