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Metamodernism: The Future of Theory

Jason Ananda Josephson Storm

Abstract

For decades, scholars have been calling into question the universality of disciplinary objects and categories. The coherence of defined autonomous categories—such as religion, science, and art—has collapsed under the weight of postmodern critiques, calling into question the possibility of progress and even the value of knowledge. Jason Ānanda Josephson Storm aims to radicalize and move beyond these deconstructive projects to offer a path forward for the humanities and social sciences using a new model for theory he calls metamodernism. Metamodernism works through the postmodern critiques and u ... More

Keywords: religious studies, philosophy of social science, postmodernism, theory, social ontology, social kinds, process ontology, semiotics, philosophy of language, epistemology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780226602295
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226786797.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jason Ananda Josephson Storm, author
Williams College