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Lyotard

Towards a Postmodern Philosophy (Key Contemporary Thinkers)

by James Williams

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Philosophy Of The 20th Century,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • LYOTARD, JEAN FRANCOIS, 1924-,
  • Philosophy / Modern,
  • Lyotard, Jean Franðcois,
  • Lyotard, Jean Francois

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7955936M
    ISBN 100745610994
    ISBN 109780745610993

    Jean-Francois Lyotard () Michael Foucault () Jean Baudrillard () In her book 'Religion and Modern Thought' Victoria Harrison summarised the idea that postmodernism is a rejection of modernism: 'Once account of postmodernism seeks to define it by contrasting it with modern thought. Those who favour this approach. Each chapter within this book places Lyotard as a figure with much to offer current theoretical debates, reasserts Lyotard as an important thinker for developments in social thought, and draws out the many links between his philosophical work and broader social questions. This is the first work in English to focus on Lyotard's later writings.

    Lyotard. Paris: Les belles lettres, (OCoLC) Named Person: Jean François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard: Document Type: Book: All Authors / . Lyotard published his first book, Phenomenology, in , and his second, Discourse, Figure, seventeen years later, in , and from then on published prolifically. He experimented with manifold modes of writing, and his many works are stylistically and thematically disparate—Lyotard did not so much develop questions and problems left.

    Best known in the English-speaking world for his book The Postmodern Condition, Jean-François Lyotard was one of the most important and complex French thinkers of the twentieth century. In this new critical biography, Kiff Bamford traces the multi-faceted, sometimes surprising, journey of Lyotard’s life and work. Bamford’s book is the first to consider Lyotard’s work and ideas in the. Buy a cheap copy of La condition postmoderne book by Jean-François Lyotard. Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed. This book extends that analysis to Free shipping over $Cited by:


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Jean-François Lyotard has 91 books on Goodreads with ratings. Jean-François Lyotard’s most popular book is The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Kn. Jean-François Lyotard () was a French philosopher, sociologist, and literary theorist, best known as a pioneer of Postmodernism.

He was co-founder of the International College Lyotard book Philosophy with Jacques Derrida, François Châtelet, and Gilles by: Further, Lyotard has been called the theoretician of the postmodern, hence this book seemed like a good place to start trying to understand the postmodern.

The book contains an afterward by Wlad Godzich that I found to be extremely helpful (read it first).Cited by: In this book it explores science and technology, makes connections between Lyotard book epistemic, cultural, and political trends, and develops profound insights into the nature of our postmodernity.

The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. Jean-François Lyotard. U of Minnesota Press, Lyotard may be one of the doyens of /5(6). The book was influential on scientists and philosophers at the time of its publication; however, Lyotard later argued that it’s his worst book.

Lyotard was a French literary theorist, writer, and philosopher. He spent his career considering how postmodernity affects the human condition.

This book is a good one to start with. This was a small introduction into the thought of Lyotard and his view on knowledge. He brings a lot to the table and it is hard not to see the postmodern condition we live in this day. The book is still highly relevant and a good read for anyone trying to understand the dominant philosophical thought today.

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

The second is of course the Germanic and Hegelian traditionFile Size: 1MB. 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.

this is a book review/summary of Jean-François Lyotard’s book The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. How do we define 'knowledge' in a postindustrial society equipped with new media, instantaneous communication technologies and universal access to information.

Who controls its transmission. How can scientific knowledge be legitimated?. Welcome to The Postmodern Condition by French philosopher Jean-François Lyotard (). In the spirit of freshness and as a way of providing what I hope is a unique angle on the philosophers abstract theory, below are quotes from the text along with my observations incorporating what I judge to be a near-perfect literary example of /5.

First 5 chapters of Lyotard's influential work. Source: The Postmodern Condition () publ. Manchester University Press, The First 5 Chapters of main body of. "Lyotard’s Discourse, Figure has been an extremely important work for contemporary cultural theory.

Lyotard brilliantly explores the relations between aesthetics, psychoanalysis, and philosophy; his book has changed the way we think about those relations."—Leo BersaniAuthor: Jean-Francois Lyotard. Lyotard’s use of the word “postmodern” was somewhat capricious. The term was already much in use to denote a trend in art, literature, and architecture marked in part by a glib use of irony.

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.

Jean Francois Lyotard, born in in Versailles, France, was a literary theorist and philosopher. He is most noted for his analysis of postmodernism in his work, The Post Modern Condition: A Report on Knowledge.

The ideas and philosophies set down in his many other works depict a wide range of interests from culture to politics and the arts. Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to the debate, Heidegger and 'the Jews, ' is a marked departure from the standard fare.

In the first of the two interrelated essays, 'the Jews, ' Leotard quickly establishes the theme of the entire text, placing 'the Jews' in lower case, plural, and in quotation marks to represent the outsiders, the nonconformists: the artists, anarchists, blacks.

Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed. This book extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status of science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information is controlled in the Western world.

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Lyotard notes - Summary The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. Notes on The Postmodern Condition by Lyotard. University. StuDocu University. Course. StuDocu Summary Library EN. Book title The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge; Author.

Jean François Lyotard. Academic year. / 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.

Acclaimed for his innovative investigation of postmodernity, Jean François Lyotard's well-referenced tome, The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge () was initially commissioned by Conseil des Universités (Quebec) as an investigation into how society should re-evaluate our acquisition of knowledge in a digital/computerised age.

However, what .Lyotard begins what has come to be regarded as the signal epistemic statement of Post-Modernity (post 8/6/45) with these words: "Our working hypothesis is that the status of knowledge is altered as societies enter what is known as the postindustrial age and cultures enter what is known as the postmodern age/5(33).

Lyotard. DOI link for Lyotard. Lyotard book. Philosophy, Politics and the Sublime. Lyotard. DOI link for Lyotard. Lyotard book. Philosophy, Politics and the Sublime.

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