The Sokal Affair, 18 years later

  • Lilia Gurova New Bulgarian University
Keywords: Sokal Affair


The paper presents retrospectively the Sokal Affair, one of the most wide-ranging academic scandals of the late 20th century. Special attention is drawn to three questions which were in the focus of the follow up discussions: Why did Sokal take such an unusual step? What the Sokal case does and does not prove? Was Sokal's behavior unethical?

How to Cite
Gurova, L. (2014). The Sokal Affair, 18 years later. Postmodernism Problems, 4(2), 110-120. Retrieved from