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Lyotard

philosophy, politics, and the sublime

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lyotard, Jean François,
  • Lyotard, Jean François,
  • Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Sublime, The -- History -- 20th century,
  • Difference (Philosophy),
  • Postmodernism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-280)

    Statementedited with an introduction by Hugh J. Silverman.
    SeriesContinental philosophy ;, 8
    ContributionsSilverman, Hugh J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.L964 L966 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3702175M
    ISBN 100415919584, 0415919592
    LC Control Number2003268749
    OCLC/WorldCa50815170


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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.

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Lyotard published his first book, Phenomenology, inand his second, Discourse, Figure, seventeen years later, inand 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.

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