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Descriptor English: Postmodernism
Descriptor Spanish: Posmodernismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Pós-Modernismo
Descriptor French: Postmodernisme
Tree number(s): K01.752.720
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033302
Scope note: A late 20th-century philosophical approach or style of cultural analysis that seeks to reveal the cultural or social construction of concepts conventionally assumed to be natural or universal. (from E.R. DuBose, The Illusion of Trust: Toward a Medical Theological Ethics in the Postmodern Age, Kluwer, 1995)
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Previous Indexing: Philosophy (1993-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see PHILOSOPHY 2002
History Note: 2003; use PHILOSOPHY 2002
DeCS ID: 37707
Unique ID: D033302
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Postmodernism - Preferred
Concept UI M0389463
Scope note A late 20th-century philosophical approach or style of cultural analysis that seeks to reveal the cultural or social construction of concepts conventionally assumed to be natural or universal. (from E.R. DuBose, The Illusion of Trust: Toward a Medical Theological Ethics in the Postmodern Age, Kluwer, 1995)
Preferred term Postmodernism



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