The Death of Postmodernism: What Happened? We did not get better and better.
WWI WWII Nuclear Arms Race. Also, greater exposure to Eastern philosophy and religion. The western mindset is NOT the only answer. More recently the rise of China as a world power.
Led to pessimism and a rejection of modern optimism that we are getting better and better.
Led to postmodernism and the rejection of propositional truth and metaphysics.
End of the correspondence theory of truth.
The correspondence theory of truth. A proposition is “true” if it corresponds to or is consistent with reality.
A brief outline of the rise of postmodern thinking (mainly from philosophy)