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  • adj. Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of postmodernism, especially as represented in art, architecture, literature, science, or philosophy that reacts against an earlier modernism.

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  • Despite the pretentious, recoil-worthy associations with this word, I do like a few post-modern philosophers, like Baudrillard. It's funny, though, because for all the good ideas I can find in the rhetoric, "post-modern art" almost always completely sucks. Perhaps it's something meant to be observed and not intended.

    December 3, 2008