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An original, brilliant, and important book. The authors clarify the impact, mostly malign, of postmodernism―at least postmodernism in the hands of the second-rate―on the evolving curriculum in higher education.(Edward O. Wilson, Harvard University)
We should be thankful that Gross and Levitt have provided a wake-up call. Their significant overview of the thinking of those who teach our lawyers, journalists and teachers should be read by all who are concerned by the decline of the status of science in our times.(Physics Today)
At last, somebody has performed the invaluable service of exploding the pretentions of those who think every equation derived this century undermines the fabric of western thought.(New Statesman)
The authors' shredding of such luminaries of postmodernism and feminism as Stanley Aronowitz, Sandra Harding, and Evelyn fox Keller, among others, is not always charitable, [but] it is invariably compelling and frequently devastating.(Elizabeth Fox-Genovese Washington Times)
"An original, brilliant, and important book. The authors clarify the impact, mostly malign, of postmodernism -- at least postmodernism in the hands of the second-rate -- on the evolving curriculum in higher education." -- Edward O. Wilson, Harvard University--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
In a world of unbridled ideology and emotion, this is a refreshing book. One of the most well-researched, well-reasoned books on this subject. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Marvelous Mal
A book of interest to me and was delivered in a timely fashion, Thank you.Published 1 month ago by Joseph Estrada
Great book. Pretty unnecessarily wordy at the beginning but it gets better.Published 2 months ago by Brandon
I am a conservative, or at least a libertarian, so their analysis of the whole subject was very welcome to me. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Larry W. Sheldon
I am enjoying this book very much. The two authors, gifted with erudition and a sometimes comic style, often get long winded but it's high quality wind.Published on October 28, 2012 by roborob
When I read this book in the late '90s sometime, it had a profound impact on me. Their exposé of post-modern abuses was sharp and devastating, and the many examples they... Read morePublished on March 3, 2011 by Gene H. Bell-Villada
I have to say that this book is very well researched, argued and presents a very powerful argument against post-modernism in all its different forms. Read morePublished on July 24, 2009 by Gregory Loutsenko
Be warned: this is a polemic. It is an all-out play-dirty assault. It is no journalistic undercover. It is not a informative warning to the community. It is an attack. Read morePublished on January 3, 2009 by Michael Nahas