Professor Latour's Philosophical Mystifications  

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"the postmodernist/poststructuralist gibberish that is now hegemonic in some sectors of the American academy." -- "Professor Latour's Philosophical Mystifications" (1997) by Alan Sokal

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"Professor Latour's Philosophical Mystifications" (1997) is a text by Alan Sokal. It was published, under the title "Why I wrote my parody" and with the unfortunate omission of a key paragraph, in Le Monde, 31 January 1997. Translated from the original French by the author.

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