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meta-narratives

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  • We are right to respond to meta-narratives like this with incredulity.

    Ryan J. Bell: God Is Becoming King

  • I'll take my chances with a man (Romney) who believes meta-narratives were initiiated by a moral God and not an amoral relativist.

    Romney PAC raises $1.6M in six months

  • This, he said, is a pagan world where there is a scepticism about meta-narratives.

    In a financial crisis, what counts is what works

  • Ultimately, the problem with the meta-narratives is that they don't deliver.

    In a financial crisis, what counts is what works

  • This entire debate has been about definitions, theory and the philosophical underpinnings of sex and gender meta-narratives.

    What does feminism mean for you? « Gender Across Borders

  • I was made to question everything about meta-narratives, about a reality which was constructed in a reality I had no experience of etc.etc.

    2010 May « Ken Wilson's Blog

  • Such meta-narratives are considered suspect because they provide authoritative readings of reality.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • If modernism sought to craft grand meta-narratives that could explicate the Big Picture of the human condition, fusing rationalism and romaticism, modern science and ancient myth, the postmodernism which claims to reject all such grand meta-narratives sounds suspiciously like a meta-narrative in its own right.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • If the meta-narratives are false, the reality they claim to refer to is lost to us; all we have left is an incoherent collage of conflicting stories.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • These are Lyotard's "meta-narratives", theories of history that project an underlying universalist organisation upon an inherently meaningless jumble of events and experiences.

    Archive 2008-08-01

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