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    #1

    "meaning of a sentence"

    Does

    "For, to some extent, Sokal and many in science and beyond felt justified in expressing a
    weariness for the obfuscation, self-reference and self-reverence evident in the worst excesses of postmodernist discourse, which, while apparently refusing to make absolute judgements, often unquestioningly accepts an underlying political agenda, with its origins in questionably outdated theories influenced by Freud, Marx and Foucault."

    mean:

    mean "To some extent, because Sokal and many in science and other fields wanted to show their disagreement with obfuscation, self-reference, and self-reverence found in the postmodernist discourse; a discourse which, while apparently refusing to make absolute judgements, often accepted an underlying political agenda, an agenda that had origins in outdated theories influenced by Freud, Marx and Foucault."???

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    #2

    Re: "meaning of a sentence"

    Please cite the source and author of your quotation.

    Please note that a better title would have been For, to some extent, Sokal and many in science...

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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