ADVENTURES IN POSTMODERNISM - Dr Stephen R.C Hicks
Sun 17 Mar 2019 - Theatre
True Arrow presents: Dr Stephen R.C Hicks
Adventures in Postmodernism Tour – March 2019
Professor Stephen Hicks will speak on:
What makes postmodernism attractive?
How is it dangerous?
Since its first generation in Foucault and Derrida, how has it evolved and mutated?
Does postmodernism have strong connections to neo-Marxism?
What is its role in the culture wars, campus battles over free speech, political correctness, intellectual diversity, identity politics and the rise of Antifa and Alt-Right?
What other political movements are now adopting postmodern strategies?
How do we resolve the issues of postmodernism and advance genuine civilization?
Stephen Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who teaches at Rockford University, Illinois. He has had visiting positions at Oxford University (England), Kasimir the Great University (Poland), and has lectured at universities across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He specializes in modern European philosophy and politics, and has written extensively on Kant, Marx, including his two books, Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault and Nietzsche and the Nazis.