The Truth about the Truth (New Consciousness Reader)

Includes essays and excerpts from the works of prominent modern thinkers such as Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, and Isaiah Berlin among others.

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By Tyler (The United States) · ★★★★★ · January 23, 2008
This is a great reader for anyone interested in postmodernist thought. The editor did a good job of picking representative texts from many of the important postmodernist writers, as well as a few critics. A couple of the essays helped me understand where I fit within postmodernism, as well as art... ...more
By Melissa (Pearland, TX) · ★★★★★ · May 24, 2012
This is the anthology to takes the esoteric concepts marketed under the "POMO" brand and shatters them into the fragments of thought that demonstrate the validity of pluralusm. Essays range from lofty and obtuse (Derrida) to humbly self-depricating, with the best preface to date. ...more
By Doug (Prospect, PA) · ★★☆☆☆ · March 30, 2011
Repetitive. Highly academic. I don't feel as though the articles touch on the proposed theme of the book. If you're into post-modern philosophy, I guess you may like it bit you're probably better off reading the original works. ...more
By Lisa (Temecula, CA) · ★★★★★ · January 27, 2013
I really love this book - it still speaks today - if our current theology ways are confusing this book helps to present many essays that explore the why of it - very comforting. ...more
By Ryan (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · March 31, 2008
This is a collection of essays about postmodernism and serves as a good introduction to it's major themes and implications. ...more
By Thomas (Dallas, TX) · ★★★☆☆ · August 20, 2008
Nice compilation of works relevant to the epistemological landscape within a postmodern (or ultramodern) worldview. ...more