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In 1996 Alan Sokal (a physicist) published "Transgressing the Boundaries: Toward a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity" in the journal Social Text. The article took the rather novel ... Read full review
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An interesting discussion of the intellectual emptiness of postmodernism. Sokal and Bricmont are at their best when they simply quote the absurdities in question and you can gaze in wonder at the cobbling together of two completely unrelated topics with nary a justification. A bit long for what they were saying, but until you've seen several examples, you don't realize just how...dumb so much of it is.