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The journal Social Text published the paper in its Spring / Summer 1996 issue, whereupon Sokal publicly revealed his hoax.
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In 1996, Sokal submitted an article to Social Text, an academic journal of postmodern cultural studies.
The resultant academic and public quarrels concerned the scholarly merit, or lack thereof, of humanistic commentary about the physical sciences ; the influence of postmodern philosophy on social disciplines in general ; academic ethics, including whether Sokal was right or wrong to deceive the editors and readers of Social Text ; and whether the journal had exercised the appropriate intellectual rigor before publishing the pseudoscientific article.
Later, after Sokal's self-exposure of his pseudoscientific hoax article in the journal Lingua Franca, the Social Text editors explained in a published essay that they had requested editorial changes that Sokal refused to make, and had had concerns about the quality of the writing, stating " We requested him ( a ) to excise a good deal of the philosophical speculation and ( b ) to excise most of his footnotes.
" Nonetheless, despite designating the physicist as a " difficult, uncooperative author ," and noting that such writers were " well known to journal editors ", Social Text published the article in acknowledgment of the author's credentials in the May 1996 Spring / Summer " Science Wars " issue.
Social Text, as an academic journal, published the article not because it was faithful, true, and accurate to its quantum gravity subject, but because an " Academic Authority " had written it and because of the appearance of the obscure writing.
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One of the most prominent critiques of Cultural Studies came from physicist Alan Sokal, who submitted an article to a Cultural Studies journal, Social Text.
To illustrate what he believed to be the intellectual weaknesses of social constructionism and postmodernism, in 1996, physics professor Alan Sokal submitted an article to the academic journal Social Text that was written purposely to be incomprehensible, but included phrases and jargon typical of articles published in the journal.
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Curious to see whether the then-non-peer-reviewed postmodern cultural studies journal Social Text ( published by Duke University Press ) would publish a submission which " flattered the editors ' ideological preconceptions ," Sokal submitted a grand-sounding but completely nonsensical paper entitled " Transgressing the Boundaries: Toward a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity.
One such example is Alan Sokal's " Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity " ( 1996 ), in which Sokal submitted a seemingly real, but nonsensical, paper to the Journal Social Text in order to show that a supposedly serious journal in postmodern theory would accept a meaningless paper if it used sufficiently impenetrable language.
Sokal is best known for the Sokal Affair, in which he submitted a deliberately absurd article to Social Text, a critical theory journal, and was able to get it published.
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Hence, and elsewhere, on publication day, in the May 1996 edition of the Lingua Franca journal, in the article “ A Physicist Experiments With Cultural Studies ”, Prof. Sokal announced that his transformative hermeneutics article was a parody, submitted “ to test the prevailing intellectual standards ”, concluding that, as an academic publication, Social Text ignored the requisite intellectual rigor of verification and “ felt comfortable publishing an article on quantum physics without bothering to consult anyone knowledgeable in the subject .” Moreover, as a public intellectual, Prof. Sokal said his hoax was an action protesting against the contemporary tendency towards obscurantism — abstruse, esoteric, and vague writing in the social sciences:
In 1996, postmodern theorists of the sociology of scientific knowledge ( SSK ) were the targets of a hoax paper by Alan Sokal in the journal Social Text, under the title Transgressing the Boundaries: Toward a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity.
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