postmodernism, metaphysical, anthropocentric, human integration, feminism.
The linguistic turn here is based on the belief that because language is riven with figuration a mobile army of metaphors metonyms and anthropomorphism to borrows Nietzsche’s phrase it cannot represent the world with any degree of accuracy let alone in the immediate undistorted way that some theories of mind have for their meaning, rather than on reference to some theories of mind have claimed. . The temper of the times is apparent from the widespread eagerness to embrace the death of the subject a diktat which became as Perry Anderson noted the slogan of the decade. The proclamation filtered through the various disciplines associated with structuralist theory.