Postmodern philosophy / how does it function?


Keywords: postmodernism, seriality, rhizome, conjunction, neutralization, deanthropologization, chance, error


The essay is an attempt of interdisciplinary exposure and explication of postmodern ideas and approaches, which takes into account their specificity. The widely dissemination of these ideas and approaches in different cultural strata, as well as the foundational impossibility of fixing them in the form of various ...isms is pointed out. A particular attention is paid to demonstrate, that postmodern philosophy does not provide any fundamental, univocal and central viewpoints concerning the world, life and man. Instead, the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze’s idea of seriality and conjunctivity (and) of events is reactivated. In this regard, the text is divided into insubordinated random episodes. However, it does not preclude they convergate. The problem of deanthropologization, neutralization, contingency in the context of postmodern philosophy is reproblematized.

Author Biographies

Pavlo Bartusiak

PhD in Philosophy, Assistant at the Department of Philosophy and Pedagogy, Stepan Gzhytskyi Lviv National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies

Volodymyr Olinkevych

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lviv National Academy of Arts


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How to Cite
Bartusiak, P., & Olinkevych, V. (2020). Postmodern philosophy / how does it function?. Filosofska Dumka, (3), 107-127. Retrieved from