Tag: Josh Ritter

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #126.1: Postmodernism 101

General Introduction – Snowpocalypse, Round Two – Sprezzatura, sprezzatura – Listener feedback – American folk The Postmodern Condition – The age of networked computers – Incredulity toward metanarratives – Speculation and emancipation – What counts as knowledge(s)? – Description or prescription Foucault – Structuralism begets poststructuralism – Power manifesting itself in society – Pessimistic description…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #126: American Folk Music

General Introduction – Listener feedback – Tarantino and meaning – Harper Lee, the great American novelist? – More fake papers for us – The mascot of the CHU – The Nobel Prize Personal Experiences – Encountering at a distance – Billy Bragg (and/or Wilco) – Growing up with it – Cultural anthropology of mid-‘80s Indiana…