Modernism And Skepticism

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During the development from the age of enlightenment to the 20th century, how can skepticism be the result of the modernist literary movement?/ How the progress of logic and reasoning in skepticism influences literature to challenge accuracy human consciousness and awareness of self in society./Why is Skepticism thinking and Modernism important?

(re-edit to fit title)Modernism itself is argued by scholars that the movement has started from the beginning of the age of enlightenment. Skepticism therefore contributes to the hypothesis of the modernist movement applies to many areas concerning political revolution, scientific innovation as well as the change of literature published by revolutionary thinkers. Combining Skepticism thinking, which
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The Catholic Church argued the “truth” was that the earth was the center of the universe and other “heavenly bodies” revolved around it.Galileo Galilei’s book Sidereus Nuncius argued that on the contrary the earth revolved around the sun. This is a form of Skepticism thinking as it “doubts knowledge claims” (Britannica) thus challenging the “knowledge claim” to find the truth.Political changes also started to happen, Thomas Hobbes was a political philosopher. One of his most famous works “Leviathan” argues that “political order is possible only when human beings abandon their natural condition of judging and pursuing what seems best to each and delegate this judgment to someone else.” thus if social contract is hypo-physically the justification of political authority, the figure of sovereign has complete responsibility for “the well being of all”(Britannica Thomas Hobbes). He therefore challenged the authority of the Church as he was in total support of the monarchy which possess sovereign authority. He also defended materialism. Materialism is also a form of Skepticism because the concept is that “all facts are dependant upon physical processes” (Britannica, materialism). John Locke’s The Limit of Human Understanding supports Thomas Hobbes’s ideas as he argues the limit of human understanding. Hobbes’s argument that human being followed pleasure and pain shows the Skepticism of the purity of human knowledge. Consequently Skepticism plays the role of how much human knowledge is legitimate therefore the human being will accept the limited role of being a citizen to the
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