[Marxism] ‘Sokal Squared’: Is Huge Publishing Hoax ‘Hilarious and Delightful’ or an Ugly Example of Dishonesty and Bad Faith? - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Oct 8 06:20:46 MDT 2018

Reactions to an elaborate academic-journal hoax, dubbed "Sokal Squared" 
by one observer, came fast and furious on Wednesday. Some scholars 
applauded the hoax for unmasking what they called academe’s leftist, 
victim-obsessed ideological slant and low publishing standards. Others 
said it had proved nothing beyond the bad faith and dishonesty of its 


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