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  • Why should self-indulgent nonsense - whatever its professed political orientation - be lauded as the height of scholarly achievement?

  • A mode of thought does not become 'critical' simply by attributing that label to itself, but by virtue of its content.

    Doe   Labels   Virtue  
    Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokal (2011). “Intellectual Impostures”, p.196, Profile Books
  • Anyone who believes that the laws of physics are mere social conventions is invited to try transgressing those conventions from the windows of my apartment. (I live on the twenty-first floor).

    Believe   Science   Law  
    Alan D. Sokal (2008). “Beyond the hoax: science, philosophy and culture”, Oxford University Press, USA
  • And I'm a stodgy old scientist who believes, naively, that there exists an external world, that there exist objective truths about that world, and that my job is to discover some of them.

    Alan Sokal (2010). “Beyond the Hoax: Science, Philosophy and Culture”, p.141, OUP Oxford
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