Examples from the Web for postmodernism
Say what you want about postmodernism: in democracy, reality does come with a dose of social construction.
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Word Origin and History for postmodernism
also post-modernism, by 1977, from post- + modernism. Defined by Terry Eagleton as "the contemporary movement of thought which rejects ... the possibility of objective knowledge" and is therefore "skeptical of truth, unity, and progress" ["After Theory," 2003]. Related: post-modernist (1965).
Culture definitions for postmodernism
A movement, particularly in architecture, that reacted against the pared-down modern school by reintroducing classical and traditional elements of style. An example of this style is Philip Johnson's AT Building in New York City.