The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge - Research and Its Legitimation Through Performativity Summary & Analysis

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Research and Its Legitimation Through Performativity Summary and Analysis

The denotative is subject of the pragmatic in the modern age. No longer is there a need for a universal metalanguage as all things are combined, relying on systems that are based on axioms. That which constitutes a scientific observation is a subject of the senses and sensory input can be unreliable. The use of science is often fallen on the use of devices that augment certain organs for body function. This has been taken so far as to replicate the human mind, as in the computer.

The importance of science is no longer its truth-value, but rather its usefulness. Like all technology, it requires investment and the return on that investment should be greater than the amount invested. This is possible because greater performance increases productivity. Ironically, the emphasis is...

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