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Jean-François Lyotard

Jean-François Lyotard

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Published by SAGE in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lyotard, Jean-François.,
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy.,
  • Sociology.,
  • Postmodernism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Derek Robbins. Vol.2.
    SeriesSAGE masters of modern social thought
    ContributionsRobbins, Derek.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination441p. ;
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16159045M

    First 5 chapters of Lyotard's influential work. Jean-François Lyotard () The Postmodern Condition A Report on Knowledge. Source: The Postmodern Condition () publ. Manchester University Press, The First 5 Chapters of main body of work are reproduced here. [Giscard d’Estaing at the time this book was published in France. Discount prices on books by Jean Francois Lyotard, including titles like A Socialisme ou Barbarie Anthology. Click here for the lowest price.

      Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Jean Francois Lyotard books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. English-speaking readers most often associate Jean-François Lyotard’s name with the term ‘postmodern’. This chapter explores his contribution to the debates about postmodernism that began in the s by examining his most influential intervention, The Postmodern Condition: A Author: Simon Malpas.

    Discourse, Figure (Cultural Critique Books) Jean-Francois Lyotard. Jean-Fran?ois Lyotard is recognized as one of the most significant French philosophers of the twentieth century. Although nearly all of his major writing has been translated into English, one important work has until now been unavailable. Discourse, Figure is Lyotard’s thesis. Jean-Francois Lyotard The "Post-modern condition" is "incredulity toward meta-narratives" that arises from everyone's supposed disappointment that Marxism or even Democracy will produce a better society.


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: The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge (Theory and History of Literature, Volume 10) (): Jean-Francois Lyotard, Geoff Bennington, Brian Massumi, Fredric Jameson: BooksCited by:   Jean-François Lyotard, (born AugVersailles, France—died ApParis), French philosopher and leading figure in the intellectual movement known as postmodernism.

As a youth, Lyotard considered becoming a monk, a painter, and a historian. After studying at the Sorbonne, he completed an agrégation (teaching degree) in philosophy in and joined the faculty of a. In his book The Differend, Lyotard develops some of the ideas he had written in his two earlier books The Postmodern Condition and Just Gaming.

Lyotard's innovative term "differend" refers to a judgment in which it is impossible to apply one set of rules to satisfactorily litigate the case. JEAN-FRANCOIS LYOTARD ( – ) THE METANARRATIVE. The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge () A brief book, a small study, “an occasional one” that Lyotard himself did not consider either important or a work of philosophy, The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge () came to be his best-known and most referenced book for those seeking to “define”.

Jean-François Lyotard is one of Europe's leading philosophers, well known for his work The Postmodern Condition. In this important new study he develops his analysis of the phenomenon of postmodernity.

In a wide-ranging discussion the author examines the philosophy of Kant, Heidegger, Adorno, and Derrida and looks at the works of modernist and postmodernist artists such as Cézanne, Debussy. Key Theories of Jean Francois Lyotard By Nasrullah Mambrol on • (8) A French philosopher of the post-structuralist school, Jean Francois Lyotard () is perhaps best known for his book The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge ().

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The uprising of May seemed so significant at the time but, in retrospect. Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed dynamically.

In The Postmodern Condition Jean-Francois Lyotard extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status uf science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information and knowledge are controlled in the.

Jean-François Lyotard () was one of the most important French philosophers of the Twentieth Century. His impact has been felt across many disciplines: sociology; cultural studies; art theory and politics. This volume presents a diverse selection of interviews, conversations and debates which relate to the five decades of his working life, both as a political militant, experimental.

Lyotard's own book wishes to intervene. The first -political, mili­ tant, activist-is of cour the tradition of the French eighteenth entury and the French Revolution, a tradition for which philosophy Js already politics and in which Lyotard must himself clearly be ranged.

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